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Eco 'Sabotage': Trump EPA Issues Last-Minute Rule to Make Action on Climate and Pollution Harder for Biden

"This is an egregious 11th-hour attempt to handcuff the incoming administration and undercut the benefits of clean air—in the worst days of a global health crisis."

Jessica Corbett ·


On Way Out the Door, Trump EPA Rejects Tightening Deadly Soot Pollution Standards

"The failure to strengthen particulate-matter protections is a dereliction of duty that puts lives at risk."

Andrea Germanos ·


EPA Sued for 'Once Again Putting Corporate Interests Over Public Health or the Environment' by Reapproving Herbicide Atrazine

"We're not going to just stand by and watch another generation get poisoned by one of the most dangerous pesticides still in use."

Jessica Corbett ·


Despite Court Ruling and Drift Concerns, EPA Approves Use of Dicamba Products on Soybeans and Cotton for Five Years

One critic charged that the agency "has shown such callous indifference to the damage dicamba has caused to farmers and wildlife alike."

Jessica Corbett ·


Indigenous Leaders Furious After EPA Grants Oklahoma Control Over Sovereign Tribal Lands

"We must fight back against this underhanded ruling," said one Indigenous leader. "In the courts, on the frontlines and in the international courts, life itself is at stake."

Brett Wilkins ·


Trump EPA Chief Lays Out Vision for Agency Critics Warn Would Create 'Apocalyptic, Devastated Planet'

The agency chief suggested reigning in fossil fuel use will not help communities harmed by fossil fuel pollution.

Andrea Germanos ·


The Boy Scouts Can Do Better Than Teaming up With Trump’s EPA

A bond between the BSA and this EPA rips apart the Scout Oath. 

Derrick Z. Jackson ·


'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."

Jessica Corbett ·


Trump's Bass-Ackward Government

"Deregulate...Deregulate...Deregulate..."

Jim Hightower ·


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."

Jessica Corbett ·

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