The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was sued by indigenous and environmental groups on Tuesday and Wednesday over a controversial gold and copper mine in Alaska. The groups say a Trump administration rollback of protections in the matter could endanger millions of fish in the Bristol Bay.
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President has reportedly approved a plan to help increase ethanol demand for farmers, but he is being met with opposition from oil refinery chiefs.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted exemptions to oil refineries, allowing them not to use ethanol, causing a huge slump in demand for corn.
The devices use bait to lure wildlife before releasing deadly sodium cyanide into the mouth of any animal that takes a bite.
When the air temperature rises above the skin temperature, using a fan speeds up the transfer of dry heat towards the body.
The chemical belongs to a class of pesticides known as organophosphates which are used on more than 50 different crops.
Lampreys engage in a special kind of mating called lekking.
The timing of the interview came as the Trump administration continues to roll back Obama-era environmental regulations.
"We are moving forward to address climate change," EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said.
"You are the nominee to be head of the Environmental Protection Agency. You just, in your opening statement, did not mention the words 'climate change,'" said Sanders.
"The Clean Water Act is one of our most important environmental laws, and this attempt to limit its protections will threaten the drinking water for tens of millions of people."
The president appeared to confuse the concepts of weather and climate.
Wheeler took over from Scott Pruitt after Pruitt resigned following a string of scandals and misconduct allegations.
The issue existed in a feature that let users search existing FOIA records.
The EPA secretary set up a call with the fast-food chain's top executive last year for a "business opportunity."
"There must be 60 hotels in Washington. I don't believe the mattresses in the Trump hotel are any better. This is just weird," Richard Painter said.
Trumponomics is a thin veneer of an excuse for giving America's rich whatever they want, while sticking it to everyone else.
The new allegations come from a former staffer who worked on Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
Pruitt has had a "consistent disregard for transparency from the time he was attorney general to his time as EPA administrator," the leader of a watchdog group said.
Powerful polluters want the Trump administration to make coal ash great again, and they are about to make it happen.
Lobbyists with the energy sector have pushed the EPA to scrap the Obama-era water rules for months.
The agency is gutting research focused on such products.
Meanwhile, EPA Admin Scott Pruitt racked up $90,000 in travel bills last June alone.
Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, cares much more about his next political office than he does about melting ice caps or ozone levels.
Advocacy groups have accused the Environmental Protection Agency administrator of "thwarting meaningful public participation."
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker asked EPA Admin Scott Pruitt about the proposal in a hearing on Tuesday.