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A sign warning people about Covid-19 is surrounded by flames during the Hennessey fire near Lake Berryessa in Napa, California on August 18, 2020. (Photo: by Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) News
43 Green Groups Demand Moderators Make Climate Crisis 'Central Focus' of 2020 Presidential Debates
"In 2016, there was not a single question on climate change in any of the four presidential and vice-presidential debates," 70 House Democrats noted in a similar appeal. "This cannot happen again."
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Coal ash contaminated water, which is colorized from the heavy metals, runs from the coal ash pond D via the toe drain to the nearby creek and finally into the Potomac River in Dumfries, Virginia, on January 7, 2016. (Photo: Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
'Another Toxic Giveaway': Trump EPA Blasted for Rollback of Coal Plant Wastewater Rules
"Giving coal companies a free pass to dump more toxic heavy metals like mercury and arsenic into our waters is a travesty."
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A sign warning people about Covid-19 is surrounded by flames during the Hennessey fire near Lake Berryessa in Napa, California on August 18, 2020. News
Trump Rebuked for 'Breathtakingly Vicious' Plan for Fossil Fuel Lease Sales in California Amid Historic Wildfires
"More oil wells mean more greenhouse gases, more air pollution, and more destroyed habitat."
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A gas flare is seen at an oil well site on outside Williston, North Dakota. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images) News
Trump EPA Plows Ahead With 'Mind-Bogglingly Stupid and Destructive' Rollback of Methane Emissions Rules
"Even for the Trump administration, this is an appalling new low."
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Sand hill Cranes, Grus canadensis, at roosting pond at dusk Bosque del Apache, New Mexico. (Photo: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) News
'Major Victory': Court Tosses Out Trump Interior's Gutting of Century-Old Protections for Migratory Birds
Critics charge that the administration's policy on the Migratory Bird Treaty Act "was nothing more than a cruel, bird-killing gift to polluters."
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Labor and Environmental Groups File Legal Petition Demanding Trump Solve 'Unconscionable' Shortage of PPE for Essential Workers
"Workers aren't being honored or protected, they're being sacrificed."
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Activist group Earth Strike NYC announced a frontline coalition gathering in Brooklyn's Sunset Park to support UPROSE in its campaign for local community-led climate justice at the Communities Strike for Climate Over Colonialism rally and march on September 27, 2019. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
115+ Groups Unveil 'Transformational' Actions for Next President to Kick Off Climate Justice Agenda 'From Day One'
"We demand the next president commits to end fossil fuels, hold polluters accountable, and stand up for climate justice and human rights."
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Roger Garbey, from the Goldin Solar company, installs a solar panel system on the roof of a home a day after the Trump administration announced it will impose duties of as much as 30% on solar equipment made abroad on January 23, 2018 in Palmetto Bay, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
'Big Win for Our Climate and for Communities' as Federal Panel Rejects Attack on Rooftop Solar in US
However, green groups and renewable advocates also expressed concern that another new FERC decision will hamper clean energy expansion.
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Watchdog Accuses Trump's NOAA of 'Choosing Extinction' for Critically Threatened Right Whales by Hiding Scientific Evidence
"The North Atlantic right whale is the world's first large whale species nearing extinction. Its extinction is entirely preventable."
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From Fossil Fuel Companies to Schools, 350+ Facilities Stopped Tracking Water Pollution Under EPA's Temporary Pandemic Policy
Critics have charged that "it's appalling to see Trump's EPA using the coronavirus as an excuse not to protect Americans from polluters."
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