Fighting Back Against Trump’s Illegal “Two for One Rule”

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By Ken Kimmell, Union of Concerned Scientists In the aftermath of President Trump’s disgraceful decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement, we are fighting back today against another presidential order that will do great damage. The Union of Concerned Scientists filed a friend of the cou...
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Two Questions for Trump’s ‘Regulatory Czaritsa’ Nominee

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By Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza and Joe Valent, Center for American Progress In his latest attempt to put corporations before people, President Donald Trump has nominated vocal opponent of regulation Professor Neomi Rao to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, or OIRA, within the...
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Sierra Club and Allies Sue Trump’s EPA for Weakening Vital Protections Against Oil and Gas Pollution

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By Joanne Spalding and Andres Restrepo, Sierra Club Today, the Sierra Club and its allies sued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for delaying crucial safeguards that reduce climate pollution, smog-forming compounds, and air toxins from oil and gas facilities. This action represents the first...
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Trump’s War on the First Amendment Finds a Home at the FCC

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By Timothy Karr, Free Press Donald Trump’s war against a free press has extended into “the cyber,” where his followers at the Federal Communications Commission are intent on unwinding a vitally important free-speech protection that internet users won after years of organizing and effort. To...
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