Scott Pruitt

John Kelly Signed Off on a ‘Purge’ of Scott Pruitt Loyalists From EPA

The embattled, former administrator had his bulldogs. They’re now gone.<p>The Trump White House has moved quickly to force out a trio of staffers loyal …

Donald Trump

Humans Have Changed Earth's Seasons For The First Time, Study Shows

"This is the kind of stuff you don't want to be right about."<p>Poring over four decades of satellite data, climate scientists have concluded for the …

Climate Change

Hundreds of residents left. Now their tainted building is nearly demolished

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. — Contractors are nearly finished leveling a public housing complex in northwestern Indiana two years after about 1,000 residents …

Chicago

The EPA Needs A Culture Change

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 23, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p><i>The following</i> …

Conservative View

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Middle East

Bogus POTUS SCOTUS Notice

Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, is far to the right of most Americans on just about every issue.<p><b>Bogus POTUS SCOTUS</b> …

Donald Trump

Russian Asbestos Company Puts Trump’s Face on Their Product? Snopes says IT'S TRUE!

It seems like I read more and more unbelievable things that turn out to be true every day. This one shows just one more thing that Drumpf has gifted …

Donald Trump

Pruitt May Have Been Poisoned by Expensive Desk

July 22, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>In one of the most spectacular examples of irony you’ll ever see, staffers at the EPA think that former EPA Administrator …

EPA

Bright Shiny Objects, the Press, and Our Collective Memory

Michael Cohen had recordings! Trump and a Playboy model! Sex! Lies! (But no video tape — yet.)<p>Something easy to understand — Donald Trump caught in a …

Labor Movement

Scott Pruitt Left Us All a Little Going Away Present

<i>Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.</i><p>I think Mike Pence is putting towel charms on …

News (U.S.)

Parody: Aboard Air Force One after Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin havoc in Helsinki

Donald Trump: 'I was great, wasn't I? I killed it.' John Kelly: 'Well, in a manner of speaking, sir.' Parody from Air Force One on the havoc in Helsinki.<p><i>Aboard Air Force One, President Donald Trump is huddled around the conference table with his top advisers on the way back to Washington from the</i> …

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‘This exhibition should have never happened’: The anti-Trump cartoons that got an artist fired go on display

<b>ON WEDNESDAY</b> evening, it was possible to walk past protesters on the north side of the White House, their signs reading “Traitor in Chief” and “Trump Dishonors the Presidency,” and head across the street to the Corcoran, where a new exhibition was spotlighting the art of a man who had just been …

Donald Trump

NJ finds 'chemicals of emerging concern' in recreational fishing waters

For the first time, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has tested for manmade “chemicals of emerging concern” — often referred to …

New Jersey

7 brutally hilarious cartoons about the disastrous Trump-Putin presser

U.S. Politics

A running list of Trump officials confronted in public

Not all heroes wear capes.<p>Some of them walk up to Steve Mnuchin at a buffet and tell him to go to hell.<p>Here is a list of Americans who deserve our …

Donald Trump

A D.C. District Court just sewed up an EPA loophole

<b>It’s Thursday, July 19, and a D.C. District Court just sewed up an EPA loophole.</b><p>You may have heard that, after a bazillion scandals, Scott Pruitt is …

Judiciary

Why do Republicans Hate America?

Most Americans were outraged by Donald Trump's performance at his July 16 press conference with Vladimir Putin. Trump's collaboration with Russia is …

Donald Trump

Gina Rinehart company revealed as $4.5m donor to climate sceptic thinktank

Australia’s richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, has been revealed as a key funder of the rightwing thinktank the Institute of Public Affairs – a consistent promoter of climate science scepticism.<p>Rinehart’s company, Hancock Prospecting, donated $2.3m to the IPA in 2016 and $2.2m in 2017, …

Richard Di Natale

If Brett Kavanaugh becomes a Supreme Court justice, he'll finish what Scott Pruitt started

Kavanaugh holds extreme environmental views that were deal breakers for other Donald Trump nominees. That means we have a chance to defeat him.<p>Scott Pruitt is out as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, but if Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court, Pruitt’s …

Brett Kavanaugh

Big Oil Firms Just Notched Another Victory Against Cities Suing Over Their Role in Climate Change

Back in January, the New York City administration announced two major actions in the fight against climate change: it wanted the city’s five pension …

San Francisco

EPA Just Gutted Coal Ash Regulations

Our boy Andrew Wheeler has wasted no time during his takeover at the Environmental Protection Agency. Scott Pruitt may be out, but that doesn't mean …

Fossil Fuels

Andrew Wheeler must reverse damage to American heartland

The newly minted acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew Wheeler, is a seasoned regulator who knows the issues and …

Chuck Grassley

EPA wrongly denied biofuel waiver for West Virginia refinery: court

(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must reconsider its denial of small West Virginia refinery Ergon's application for an exemption from U.S. biofuel laws after it relied on an "error-riddled" analysis, an appeals court ruled on Friday.<p>The EPA relied on a recommendation from the …

Environment

Here Are The Actual Threats Made Against EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog launched three investigations this year into potential threats against Scott Pruitt, the …

Mitch McConnell

Ozone levels in many U.S. national parks are similar to those in large cities

<i>This story was originally published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Even in the awe-inspiring canyons of …

National Parks

Scott Pruitt’s staff at EPA worried about exposure to formaldehyde — but only for their boss

Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency were so worried that a fancy desk that their former boss Scott Pruitt had ordered for his office …

EPA

Overnight Energy: Court rejects new effort to stop kids' climate lawsuit | Baltimore is latest city to sue over climate change | EPA staffers worried about toxic chemical in Pruitt's desk

<b>COURT REJECTS NEW ATTEMPT TO HALT KIDS' CLIMATE SUIT:</b> A federal appeals court blocked the Trump administration's second attempt to halt a lawsuit …

Trump Administration

Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Big Sur becomes driveable, the EPA loosens coal ash rules, and Jane Goodall wants a hunting license she won't use.Jane Goodall communicates with Nana …

Los Angeles

Therapy dogs are helping this EPA regional office cope with stress

The pilot program comes amid decline in staff numbers.<p>On a sunny Thursday morning in May, a group of therapy dog volunteers left the heat behind as …

Liberal View

'Coats Has Gone Rogue': White House Staffers Reportedly Fear Trump's Wrath After Top Official Goes Off Script

Click here for reuse options! The director of national intelligence laughed after being blindsided by Trump's latest negotiations with Putin.Director …

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