Bees and Beekeepers Feel the Sting of Trump Administration’s Anti-Science Efforts

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By Jessica A. Knoblauch, Earthjustice It’s been a particularly terrible summer for bees. Recently, the U.S. EPA announced it is allowing the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor back on the market. And just a few weeks prior, the USDA announced it is suspending data collection for its annual...
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Trump Administration Dramatically Reduces Penalties for Auto Inefficiency

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By Dave Cooke, Union of Concerned Scientists In a Friday news dump last week, the Trump administration announced that they will be finalizing a reduction in fines for missing fuel economy targets. Not only is the administration working to roll back the strong standards set in place by the...
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Trump Offers Polluters a Free Pass

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By Luke Tonachel, Natural Resources Defense Council In the Trump administration’s latest effort to roll back public safeguards and reward its polluting pals, the Department of Transportation snuck out a gift to automakers late on Friday. The department announced it would slash the penalties...
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