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'Unscientific and Unlawful': Biden EPA Will Not Regulate Rocket Fuel Chemical in Water

"The Trump EPA gave perchlorate a pass; it was a bad decision then, and it's a bad decision now," said one environmental advocate.

Julia Conley ·


Advocates Warn Jackson Alone Will Not Halt Court's Threat to Planet

"We must expand the court if we're going to protect climate justice, reproductive justice, and ensure the government is working for us," said Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement.

Julia Conley ·


'This Is a Scandal': Documents Reveal Obama's EPA Approved Toxic Chemicals for Fracking in 2011

"We still don't know the full extent of toxic chemicals that companies are using in their fracking operations. Why is the EPA allowing them to poison our communities without consequence?"

Kenny Stancil ·


'This Must Be Undone': Trump EPA Finalizes Anti-Science Rule to Limit Use of Public Health Research

"Trump's nightmarish giveaway to polluters will sicken millions of the most vulnerable people across this country."

Julia Conley ·


Trump EPA Denounced for 'Disgusting' Decision on Atrazine, Herbicide Tied to Birth Defects

One critic warned that "this decision imperils the health of our children and the safety of drinking water supplies across much of the nation."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Holy Crap This Is Insane': Citing Coronavirus Pandemic, EPA Indefinitely Suspends Environmental Rules

"The EPA uses this global pandemic to create loopholes for destroying the environment. This is a schoolbook example for what we need to start looking out for."

Jake Johnson ·


US Beekeepers File Suit Against Trump EPA Charging 'Illegal' Approval of Insecticide Linked to Mass Die-Off

"Honeybees and other pollinators are dying in droves because of insecticides like sulfoxaflor, yet the Trump administration removes restriction just to please the chemical industry."

Jon Queally ·


Report on President's Environmental Record So Far 'Reminds Us That Trump Soap Opera Has Dire Real-World Consequences'

"We are sort of powerless," a Fort Berthold Indian Reservation resident said of Trump's rollbacks on pollution rules. "This is our reality now."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Poverty Is Criminalized, Wealth Is Immunized': Report Shows Corporate Crime Enforcement Has Plummeted Under Trump

"The message to big business couldn't be more clear: Feel free to run roughshod over rules that protect the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat."

Jake Johnson ·


Finally! 'Victory for People and the Planet' as EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns

"Ethics matter. So does a commitment to the EPA's central mission. Pruitt failed miserably on both counts."

Julia Conley ·

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