Aug 252017
 
Trump's Assault on the EPA - In Case You Missed It

Trump rolling back safeguards affecting water, air and pesticides EPA’s Scott Pruitt is rolling back a rule that limits how much toxic waste power plants can release into water, threatening drinking water supplies with chromium, lead, and mercury contamination. New documents show that Scott Pruitt’s EPA obeyed industry requests to reverse a proposed ban on a pesticide linked to autism and ADHD. Citing “unnecessary regulatory burdens,” the Trump EPA is delaying action on lead contamination in drinking water like that which threatened Chicago in 2015. The Trump Administration is planning rolling back greenhouse gas [continue reading…]

 August 25, 2017  Posted by at 12:34 am Environment, Issue #233, News, Public Notice No Responses »