Trump-Pruitt EPA Moves to Kill Chemical Hazard Program, IRIS

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By Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council The Environmental Protection Agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment—it says so right in the mission statement on its “About EPA” web page. It even gets a bit specific: “EPA’s purpose is to ensure that all...
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Zinke Adds Oceans to the Chopping Block

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By the Natural Resources Defense Council In late April, President Trump issued an executive order promoting oil and gas drilling off America’s coasts—and today, in response, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke unveiled a five-year leasing plan that opens nearly all our federal...
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