Category Archives: Air Pollution

Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record

A great resource!   D Posnett Marc Rauch·Friday, June 23, 2017 Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record (Last Updated 6/29/17) Introduction Linked here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19e5j3Z3xupufWNReLsO-P69eL316sJDLBbf8EZDFklg/edit?usp=sharing is an easy-to-use Excel spreadsheet summarizing Lee Zeldin’s complete environmental voting record in Congress. Purpose This spreadsheet … Continue reading

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EPA completes purge of scientists from its scientific advisory board

Posted On Daily Kos By Mark Sumner Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 · 2:39 PM EDT Keep your demon science away from my agency. Scott Pruitt had already moved to replace much of the scientific review boards at the EPA with … Continue reading

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U.S. Refuses to Sign G7 Climate Pledge

Climate Nexus Trump’s Chief Climate Denier Delivers the Coup de Grace on US Leadership on Climate Issues The U.S. refused to sign on to the full Group of Seven environment ministers statement Monday, abstaining from large sections of the final … Continue reading

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Interior Dept. Changes Website, Prioritizes Fossil Fuels Over Renewables

Posted on Ecowatch Lorraine Chow The Interior Department’s new “American Energy” webpage reflects the Trump administration’s calls for unfettered fossil fuel development.   The webpage has gone through several revamps since Ryan Zinke took over the department in March. As … Continue reading

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The World Reacts To The US Abandoning the Paris Accord

Half a dozen world leaders lambasted Mr. Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement this week sent shockwaves through global diplomacy. Former policy experts warned that Trump’s decision to divorce the US from the … Continue reading

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Impacts of Proposed FY 2018 Budget Cuts on State and Local Air Quality Agencies

  A Report by the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) May 22, 2017 Executive Summary President Trump will release his FY 2018 federal budget on May 23, 2017, which calls for huge cuts in funding for the U.S. … Continue reading

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Governor Cuomo and 11 Governors From Across the Nation Urge Federal Government to Uphold Paris Climate Agreement

    May 3, 2017 Joint Letter to President Trump Urges Continued U.S. Participation in International Efforts to Combat Climate Change Governor Cuomo, along with Governors from California, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington, today … Continue reading

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