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Trump's Interior Dept to Retract Obama-Era Fracking Rule
' Trump is making it clear that he thinks we need more fracking operations contaminating our drinking water, causing earthquakes, and polluting our environment'
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Email Dump Reveals EPA Chief Pruitt's Cozy Ties With Fossil Fuels Industry
"You are so amazingly helpful!!! Thank you so much!!!" Scott Pruitt's former chief of staff wrote to a fracking company VP in 2013
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Hey "Polluting Pruitt" – What Are you Trying to Hide?
As the world reacts to President Trump’s chaotic turkey-shoot politics it is easy to get sucked into the headlines, but miss the real news. Later today, Scott “Polluting Pruitt” could be confirmed as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, after a vote in the Senate. The fact that Pruitt,...
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500+ Groups Urge Senators: 'Use All Your Power' to Block Anti-Environment Pruitt
'Anyone that breathes air and drinks water should be aggressively opposed to this man leading the EPA,' says head of Food & Water Watch
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Nine Questions for Ryan Zinke, Donald Trump’s Pick to Lead the Interior Department
Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke will begin Senate confirmation hearings today for the post of Secretary of Interior in Donald Trump’s cabinet. As Secretary, he would oversee America’s 500 million acres of public lands, including the National Park System. Zinke would also have responsibility for...
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Republicans Suddenly Value Big Government as Cities Go Liberal
Party of small government aims to use 'preemption laws' against liberal cities enacting progressive legislation
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Why Working Locally Is the Key to Banning Fracking
Under the Trump administration, our local work to ban fracking is more important than ever.
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Feds Deny LNG Export Through Oregon – Developer Turns to Trump
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ( FERC ) has conclusively rejected the only remaining US West Coast plan to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Canada and the Rockies to Asia. On December 9, 2016, FERC commissioners announced that they had again voted unanimously, 3-0, to refuse federal...
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EPA Finally Concludes Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water
"We urge the EPA to take into account its own findings and address the urgent need to protect clean water from fracking's harms," says Environment America
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'Like An Arsonist Fighting Fires': Outrage Grows Over Trump's EPA Pick
Rep. Raúl Grijalva introduces earthquake prevention bill to call attention to fracking crisis in Pruitt's home state of Oklahoma
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