"In a sign of growing tensions between scientists and the Trump administration, researchers published a scientific paper Wednesday that was conceived and written as an explicit refutation to an assertion by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt about climate change."
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- Source: Washington Post, 05/25/2017
"Government work has paid off handsomely for billionaire Carl Icahn."Source: Bloomberg, 05/25/2017
"The European Food Safety Authority dismissed a study linking a Monsanto weedkiller to cancer after counsel from a US Environmental Protection Agency officer allegedly linked to the company."Source: Guardian, 05/25/2017
"Can Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar oversee objective scientific research into rare species? Or is he rigging the process to keep them off the endangered list, as his critics charge?"Source: Texas Observer, 05/25/2017
"NAOMA, W.Va. — Junior Walk stands with one foot resting on the stoop of a log house. A slab of wood mounted above the door reads in hand-painted letters: Coal River Mountain Watch."Source: Greenwire, 05/25/2017
"President Trump has proposed a dramatic downsizing of U.S. EPA."
"The Trump administration would scale back significantly on new federal land acquisitions and revenue-sharing partnerships with states, while seeking new oil and drilling opportunities in the Arctic, under its fiscal 2018 Interior budget proposal unveiled today."
"President Trump today called for a 16 percent reduction in the Commerce Department's budget, including the elimination of key programs within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."
"President Trump’s budget proposal for 2018 envisions a flurry of changes to domestic energy policy, reaping billions of dollars in one-time revenue from oil and gas resources while cutting research into future energy technologies that could pay long-term dividends."Source: NY Times, 05/24/2017
"Weitchpec, California -- The Yurok people live in a stark land of salmon runs and steep, misty mountains, where giant salamanders hide under rotting logs and Bigfoot is said to prey after dusk."Source: LA Times, 05/24/2017
"Scientists think they have answered a whale of a mystery: How the ocean creatures got so huge so quickly."Source: AP, 05/24/2017
"Grant Township, Pennsylvania, population 741, has became the front line of a radical new environmental movement -- and they're not backing down".Source: Rolling Stone, 05/24/2017
"President Trump’s $19.1-billion budget proposal for NASA will allow the space agency to continue its long-term efforts to explore the universe, including sending humans to the moon and to Mars."Source: LA Times, 05/24/2017
"The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014."Source: Reuters, 05/24/2017
"On May 23, 2017, The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration, demanding it reveal records of its censorship of government employees in relation to climate change topics. With this suit, The Center is following up on still-unanswered Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests it filed in March, requesting facts pertaining to the Administration’s climate change censorship."Source: EnviroNews, 05/24/2017