Category Archives: Air Pollution

Talk is Cheap Mr. Zeldin

From James Ewing:  A reminder of where Lee Zeldin stands on the environment.  The Scorecard as per the League of Conservation Voters. To get the specifics on each vote go their website and click on the “vote name”: http://scorecard.lcv.org/moc/lee-zeldin Green … Continue reading

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A Golden Opportunity for Carbon Fees

From: John Andrews Wednesday, October 11, 2017 7:01 PM Dear Long Island East CCLers (Citizens’ Climate Lobby), Now that the head of the Environmental Protection Agency has gutted President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, it is a perfect opportunity to ask … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes Are Attacking Us Now

Can you really blame them? By Charles P. Pierce Original post on Esquire.com Oct 4, 2017 While the Secretary of the Interior is jetting around on our dime, and the head of the Environmental Protection Agency is slow-dancing with his … Continue reading

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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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