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Trump’s Deplorable EPA Chief Says US Should Quit Paris Climate Deal; Promptly Shills for Big Coal

April 14, 2017

There are many reasons why the Republican Party is a threat to the country. Whether it’s hurting the poor through the gutting of food stamp provisions, or ruining people’s chances of getting health coverage, there is something genuinely sinister about…

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Trump’s EPA Chief May Face Discipline for Lying to Congress in Confirmation Hearings

March 21, 2017

Lying About Using Personal Email May Lead To Discipline For Scott Pruitt An environmental watchdog group has paired with a law professor to file a formal complaint against Donald Trump’s EPA Director Scott Pruitt. While there are multiple allegations that he…

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Mad Dog Bites: Defense Secretary Mattis Defies Trump, Calls Climate Change a Real Threat

March 15, 2017

The Republican Party has long been a fierce opponent of any efforts to mitigate climate change. Their opposition stands in stark contrast to the near unanimous consensus in the scientific community. But that hasn’t stopped conservative leaders from twisting their…

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Trump EPA Pick Ordered to Release Thousands of Potentially Explosive Emails Hours Before Confirmation Vote

February 16, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Trump’s nominee to direct the EPA, has hit a snag one day ahead of his confirmation vote. A judge in his home state has ruled that his office must release thousands of emails to…

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Environmental Protection Comes To A SCREECHING HALT For Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’ Team Review

January 26, 2017

Scientific studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency have hit a standstill while staffers from the Trump administration put them under a microscope. And in the land of “alternative facts,” all new scientific work is being placed on a “temporary…

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Sen. Blumenthal: Halt Confirmation Hearings For Trump Appointments Until They Pass Background Checks

January 11, 2017

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is concerned enough about President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks that he has called for a halt to their Senate confirmation hearings until each goes through background checks, according to CBS News. While Congress isn’t able to…

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REPORT: Trump Considering Climate-Change Denying Rick Perry For Key Environmental Position

November 19, 2016

Just when you think Donald Trump’s administration picks can’t get more ridiculous, he up and proves you wrong. Take former Texas Republican governor Rick Perry, for instance. Perry is being considered for a federal agency he wanted to disband — and…

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Tonight’s Debate Is Not Between Two Moderates—Mike Pence Is A Bona Fide Extremist

October 4, 2016

Many of Donald Trump’s supporters no doubt think of his running mate, Mike Pence, as the lap dog to Trump’s pit bull image.  House Speaker Paul Ryan certainly seems to think so. “What we have here is a really good…

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9/11 Aftermath: Death Toll From Illness Nears Number Killed On Day Of Attacks (VIDEO)

September 11, 2016

On this day, the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, comes this sad news: The number of people dying from illnesses related to the terrifying tragedy is approaching and likely to surpass the number of those killed on that tragic day.…

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Activists Deliver Millions Of Dead Bodies To EPA’s Doorstep

June 24, 2016

Environmental Protection Agency Is Reviewing Chemical Dangerous To Bee Populations The Keep The Hives Alive Tour made its final stop in Washington D.C. yesterday and brought a rather unconventional “gift” to the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency: 2.6 million…

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