Category Archives: EPA

Lee Zeldin: We call BS when we see BS!

By Marc Rauch To the editor of the Long Island Advance: NY-01 Representative Lee Zeldin has tried to portray himself as an environmentalist in a recent TV campaign ad, in press releases and in letters to constituents. However, a new … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Environmental Voting Record Goes from Bad to Worse

Lee Zeldin wants to Drill in the Ironwood Forest National Monument By Marc Rauch: Latest update: Zeldin’s Environmental Voting Record Goes from Bad to Worse in 2018 In the first 3 years of Lee Zeldin’s congressional term (2015-2017), he earned … Continue reading

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Money Cannot be Eaten

Pronounced extinct in 1979, a small colony of black-footed ferrets was found in the wild near Meeteesee, WY, in 1981. Animals from this colony were used to start a captive breeding program, which has since released hundreds of animals back … Continue reading

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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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Zeldin’s (Dismal) Voting Record—At a Glance

by A.Turner and J.Gavron To defeat Zeldin, we need to understand his voting record and dispel the perception that he’s pro-environment and a moderate Republican. His record reveals his extremist views on issues such as gun ownership and women’s rights. … Continue reading

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Zeldin Boasting about Environment Record?

Recently Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), co-chair of the Long Island Sound Caucus and founding member of the “Congressional Estuary Caucus”, was joined by EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Regional Director Carrie Meek … Continue reading

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We Can Reverse Climate Change

By Cate Rogers, East Hampton, NY (Copyright: Peter Weber Shutterstock) I was thrilled to participate in a free showing at my local library of the film “An Inconvenient Truth”, being a new pinned Climate Leader of The Climate Reality Project, … Continue reading

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Miami under Water – for Good!

Just heard from a friend regarding United Nations conference in Geneva (Switzerland). Pretty devastating UN report. Even action on climate change NOW will not prevent the predicted devastation as the lag time is too great. Here is the link. You can … Continue reading

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More Bad Zeldin Environmental Votes

By Marc Rauch and Chelsea Estevez Since our last update in late August, fourteen bills impacting the environment have come before the House of Representatives. Lee Zeldin took the anti-environment position on 12 out of 14 of these recent bills. … 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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East Coast Republicans join Dems to lobby Trump against Atlantic oil exploration

McClatchyDC.com BY TONY PUGH   SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 5:15 PM WASHINGTON State and federal lawmakers from both parties have joined East Coast business interests to convince the Trump administration to halt its plan for fossil fuel development in the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Poison Papers: EPA in bed with Industry

Transcript From Secret Meeting Illustrates EPA Collusion With the Chemical Industry Friday, July 28, 2017 By Rebekah Wilce, The Center for Media and Democracy   (Photo: fotografixx / iStock / Getty Images Plus) The world of independent chemical testing has … 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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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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Trump Names BP Oil Spill Lawyer as Top Environmental Attorney

Ever the “champion” of the environment, Trump names BP’s lawyer as the top DoJ environmental lawyer.  Want to bet that the number of cases brought goes up? Posted on Ecowatch By  Lorraine Chow President Donald Trump announced Tuesday his intention … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL WINGED FRIENDS-save the butterflies from neonicotinoid pesticides & insecticides

Change.org Maya Winkler Los Angeles, CA https://cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2F43t3u7uyEPc%3Ffeature%3Doembed&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D43t3u7uyEPc&image=https%3A%2F%2Fi.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2F43t3u7uyEPc%2Fhqdefault.jpg&key=abed72197733490f8d0a688386837df5&type=text%2Fhtml&schema=youtube WHO is being affected? Butterflies are the underdog pollinators.  While bees contribute to the pollination of a majority of plants, butterflies pollinate a number of different plant populations worldwide with their unique abilities.  They … 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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