EPA Administrator Pruitt Burns His Own Scientists Again

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By Juanita Constible, Natural Resources Defense Council There’s an ever-widening gap at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) between scientists and their boss, Scott Pruitt. The latest comes after media stories about a major climate report awaiting approval from the Trump...
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Federal Judge Sees ‘Shadow Regulatory Process’ Under Trump’s ‘Two-for-One’ Executive Order

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By Diane Carman, Earthjustice Lawyers representing environmental interests, workers, and public interest groups presented arguments in federal district court last week, challenging President Trump’s two-for-one executive order for its irrational overreach that will harm countless Americans....
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Decades After Paint and Gas Bans, Kids Still Exposed to Dangerous Levels of Lead

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By Caleigh Smith, Environmental Working Group Lead was banned from paint in 1978, and from gasoline in 1996. But two years ago the water-poisoning scandal in Flint, Michigan, turned the nation’s attention to the tragic truth that lead still threatens Americans – especially children. A...
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Earthjustice Sues the EPA after a Former Industry Official Rewrites the Rules on Toxic Chemicals

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By Gail Koffman, Earthjustice “The fox guarding the hen house” aptly describes the inner workings of the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency. A major case in point: The EPA official tasked to head up the Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention office, Nancy Beck, came to the...
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