Environmentalists worry vehicle emission regulations established by Obama could be modified following Trump’s new order to review EPA’s midterm evaluation.
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Dominique Browning of Moms Clean Air Force discusses ditching Scott Pruitt as EPA Head and holding President Trump accountable on clean air, climate and other environmental issues…
Drew Caputo, VP of Litigation for Lands, Wildlife and Oceans at the non-profit environmental law firm EarthJustice, discusses how his organization and the environmental community at large is responding to the anti-environmental threats of the incoming Trump administration.
Earthjustice attorney Howard Fox discusses why President Obama’s Clean Power Plan is on hold and what environmentalists are doing about it, while Lisa Fimiani of the G2 Gallery talks up using nature and wildlife photography to promote conservation…
It might keep your coffee hot without burning your hand, but plastic foam – more commonly known as Styrofoam – is one of the most harmful materials around when it comes to the environment. This petroleum-based plastic has gained a lot of negative attention in recent years, prompting bans in many cities such as New […]
An emerald-green lawn is a beautiful lawn. At least many Americans think so. Yet this kind of lawn, relying on heavy pesticide use to kill weeds, may have poison beneath its shiny surface. Pesticide exposure may increase the chances of cancer, cardiac disease, reproductive system problems, afflictions of the nervous system such as Parkinson’s disease […]
In late 2014, the election of Larry Hogan as governor of Maryland, a Republican in a bright-blue state, came as something of a shock. One of Hogan’s first actions, in January of 2015 just after he was sworn in, was to halt a clean air regulation that limited the pollutants NOx, which leads to smog […]
“One of the most critical environmental issues of our time is banning fracking everywhere because it destroys our water, our communities and our planet.” —Bonnie Raitt “These days images of our planet are so common that we often overlook how precious and beautiful it is. I wrote this song as a reminder of the importance of […]