Category Archives: Environment

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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Descent Into Secrecy: Senate Health Talks Speak To Steady Retreat From Transparency

Kaiser Health News REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie RovnerJune 14, 2017 (Photo courtesy of the Office of the Architect of the Capitol) Congress struggling to finish a huge budget reconciliation bill. A GOP president pushing a major overhaul of … Continue reading

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What Climate Deniers Want Next After Winning Paris Pullout

Posted on Ecowatch Lorraine Chow President Trump‘s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement earlier this month was a clear winfor conservative groups and individuals that support the weakening of environmental regulations. So what do these … 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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As The World Burns

Published in the June 8 edition of The Long Island Advance To the Editor of the Long Island Advance: As residents of a coastal island, living all but surrounded by water, we might expect that our Congressman, Lee Zeldin, would … 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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