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The bill could include some important policy provisions, like a measure making it easier for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to repeal the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule, or one changing the EPA's 2015 ozone regulation. Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, the Senate Environment and Public ...
While environmental and citizens advocacy groups feel the Obama-era regulations fell short of providing effective federal oversight, the Trump team believes they go ... Jenna Ruddock is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and documentary filmmaker covering science, the environment, and civil liberties.

President Donald Trump's administration has been on a deregulatory bender, particularly when it comes to environmental regulations. As of January, the New York Times counted 67 environmental rules on the chopping block under Trump. This is not one of Trump's idiosyncrasies, though.
Last week, another judge ruled that the Energy Department must implement four Obama energy efficiency rules. Courts have ruled against Trump on regulatory matters pertaining to royalty standards for federal land, a separate Environmental Protection Agency rule on methane emissions and more.
In his first year as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt has made a huge mark, shrinking his agency and repealing as many Obama-era environmental regulations as possible. And as I pointed out last month in this feature story, he's also overseen a drastic slowdown in the day-to-day ...
The EPA has been considering a plan to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of former President Obama's environmental agenda, since at least October. “The Obama administration pushed the bounds of their authority so far with the CPP that the Supreme Court issued a historic stay of the rule, ...

Repealing the plan was part of Trump's promise to eradicate Obama's environmental legacy. In October, the EPA formally announced plans to scrap the Obama administration's signature climate change rule for power plants. Pruitt signed the plan saying the rule exceeds the agency's authority under the ...
She was also a critic of the Obama administration's environmental initiatives, calling them a “deluded and illegitimate battle against climate change” in an op-ed for The Hill last year and arguing against regulations such as the Clean Power Plan rule for power plants. The Council on Environmental Quality ...
This visceral connection to the environment is vital to the school's mission, according to Barnard sixth-grader Alexander Alder-Baker, who spoke about Obama's environmental legacy and the desire many students feel to honor the former president. Alder-Baker cited the Paris Climate Accords, the Obama ...
The Interior Department has apologized after an official incorrectly blamed the Obama administration for blocking approval of two coal mines. ... new leases for coal mines on federal land in 2016, as part of an effort to review the environmental and climate impact of coal mining and whether to increase costs.
It is not unusual for major policy changes to be hit by lawsuits from opponents. The Obama administration's own environmental regulations were sometimes controversial because they relied on creative interpretations of decades-old laws to rein in smokestack pollution or stop oil, gas and coal exploration.
Among Mr. Trump's first actions in office was an executive order directing his Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, to begin the legal ... and farm fields under Washington's control,” said Senator John Barrasso, the Wyoming Republican who is chairman of the Senate Environment and ...
The Trump administration has decided to cancel an Obama-era environmental review on how blocking hundreds of thousands of acres of land in Minnesota from mining would impact the surrounding wilderness, The Washington Post reported Friday. The review has been downgraded to an assessment, ...
In his first year in power, President Donald Trump has stripped away many Obama-era environmental policies. His announcement last June that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement in 2020 met with global disapproval and left the US isolated. It was followed by a series of climate-related disasters ...
Top Obama-Era Environmental Leader To Speak In Mtn. View ... MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Former EPA administrator and environmental policy expert Gina McCarthy will lecture about where we actually stand on environmental science and policy in this era of climate change denial in a talk hosted by the ...
Mrs. Obama's dedication to children was a common theme of the discussion, which is not surprising since many of her key initiatives during her time as First Lady focused on children including: Let's Move, which targeted the challenge of childhood obesity; Reach Higher, which is designed to inspire young ...
Forget education, environmental protection, and public health. We will have enough money to wage nuclear war on North Korea but not enough money to clean up the mess these two psychopaths – Trump and Kim Jung Un – will create. The Republican-only tax bill, in its present form, also will put the hurt ...

Former President Obama created the committee in 2015. It included representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other agencies. It was tasked with finding ways for cities to build in more resilient ways and better survive rising sea levels.
President Trump's removal of federal protections from huge portions of two national monuments in southern Utah on Monday threatens to undercut the wilderness-conservation legacies of his Democratic predecessors Presidents Obama and Clinton. Whether Trump has the legal authority to withdraw 1.1 ...
Environmental and health groups sued the Trump administration Monday because the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) missed a key deadline in enforcing a major air pollution rule. The groups, including Earthjustice, the Sierra Club and the American Lung Association, say the Clean Air Act required ...
Former President Barack Obama will speak at Mayor Rahm Emanuel's climate meeting on Tuesday. Obama's afternoon speech will unfold as ... if signees don't live up to its standards. Emanuel has hosted prior meetings with mayors to try to take the lead on water quality standards and environmental goals.
Trump's judicial appointments rank "pretty high" in terms of his climate change legacy, said Glenn Sugameli, who runs the Judging the Environment project, which tracks judicial nominees' environmental records. "They're the ones that are going to determine whether the actions taken by the Obama ...
What's interesting, however, is that Trump's actions against preserving the environment have led to immense praise for President Obama's environmental policies. But, while he was in office, Obama also received a lot of criticism for not doing enough for the environment. He may have signed the Paris ...
... politics and ended up giving Obama a big win for his environmental legacy ... Congress was working on repealing an Obama-era BLM rule ...
The Trump administration is continuing its efforts to roll back Obama-era regulations, and the Clean Power Plan may be next in line.
Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has met ... This Obama-era rule, revoked by Mr. Trump in August, required that ...
And in three other environmental cases, the Trump administration ... the Obama administration, not only related to the environment, but to ...
Obama imposed regulations limiting coal mining near streams and on ... Obama due to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, ... Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a research fellow on energy and the environment at The ...
Now he is taking aim at Mr. Obama's central environmental legacy, the Clean Power Plan. The administration has made clear its desire to ...
Report: Obama-Era 'Water Bottle Ban' Might've Helped The Environment ... The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era policy aimed at ... report shows the rule might've had significant environmental benefits.
Scott Pruitt criticizes Obama as 'environmental savior,' moves EPA away from .... it's about protecting public health and the human environment.
The Environmental Protection Agency convened a public hearing on Tuesday on its plan to roll back the signature climate change rule of the Obama administration. ... Since the shift to power sources like solar and wind create jobs and clean the environment, he said, the Clean Power Plan is “pro-worker, ...
The House voted Thursday to overturn the Obama administration's decision to temporarily ban mining in an area of northern Minnesota's Superior National ... “This bill undermines bedrock environmental and public land management laws in order to create a perpetual lease for a foreign-owned, toxic mine,” ...
President Barack Obama's former environment chief bemoaned Tuesday the Trump administration's efforts to roll back environmental oversight, ...
Last February, he directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the ... to consider replacing the Obama Administration's 2015 Clean Water Rule with a ... the Environment and Public Works Committee chairman, said, “The WOTUS ...
... public lands as it examined the consequences for the environment. The Obama administration also drew protests from major mining companies ... director of the Montana-based environmental group Western Values Project, ...
Birders fear loss of habitat to Obama Center, Jackson Park golf course .... footprint upholds President Barack Obama's environmental legacy.
Earth column, in which onEarth reviews the environment-related ... Why Trump couldn't submit his border wall to environmental review is unclear. ... If President Obama was hell-bent on killing American jobs, as Pruitt implies, ...
At one point, President Barack Obama said he wanted to change the United ... by emphasis on other concerns such as environmental issues.
Environmental groups are organizing behind the scenes in ... The upshot of the initiative is this: During the Obama years, environmental groups were able ... under the banner of "War on the Environment" to counteract policies ...
It's 196 days since President Barack Obama left the White House (but ... action to save the environment by signing the Paris Agreement and ...
The benefits of Obama-era rules to curb greenhouse gas emissions .... E&E provides daily coverage of essential energy and environmental ...
The Trump Administration and congressional Republicans have systematically dismantled Obama-era energy and environmental rules and ...
A federal court just dealt a blow to the Trump administration's ongoing efforts to roll back environmental regulations. On Monday, the US Court ...
Repeal of Obama-era environmental rules dominates Trump's regulatory ... including rules that protect the environment and public health.
A federal court told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Monday that it has to enforce an Obama administration methane pollution rule.
Jeh Johnson urged Trump to "reign in some of the more unhealthy impulses."
A group of public-health organizations this week criticized a House bill delaying the Obama administration's ozone standards, while opponents of the ...
On 17 March 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a news release stating that the agency had just awarded a $100 million grant to the state of Michigan to upgrade drinking water infrastructure in the city of Flint.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Republicans' ratings of the overall quality of the environment in the U.S. have shifted since President Donald Trump's election.


 

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