Republicans used the CRA to repeal 14 Obama administration rules including those designed to strengthen workplace safety, wage, environmental and consumer protection. Democrats can invoke the same law to undo Trump rules.
"It should go without saying that someone who advised DuPont on how to avoid regulations is not someone we want advising this new administration," Brockovich wrote.
The chemical perchlorate, found in explosives, matches and rocket fuel, is believed to cause birth defects.
The pardon power isn't normally thought of as a deregulatory legal tool, but here, it could be just that.
The project is a first for the U.S.
Two Lysol products that have been approved by the EPA can be bought from stores including Target, Walmart, Kmart, and Sears.
The scientific community is overwhelmingly opposed to the proposal.
Some studies suggest that poor air quality could play a role in the severity of coronavirus.
We cannot sit by and watch as the Trump administration not only rejects new efforts to combat climate change and protect nature but takes steps to make matters worse.
Mandy Gunasekara played an important role in the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.
Several of the proposed EPA budget cuts are directed at programs that protect low-income, minority and indigenous communities.
The Trump administration is set to announce its replacement for the Obama-era WOTUS rule. Environmentalists say it is "reckless and capricious."
The president told a rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that he was unhappy with water and energy regulations.
"Meat and poultry slaughterhouses are currently one of the largest point source dischargers of nutrient pollution into waterways," said a spokesperson from the Center for Biological Diversity.
Critics say that the traps "inhumanely and indiscriminately" kill thousands of animals every year, posing a danger to endangered species, domestic pets and even humans.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the case, Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian.
This concept of targeting the transparency of the scientific process "first appeared in tobacco industry documents in the 90s," Gretchen Goldman, the research director for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, told Newsweek. "It was never about transparency."
The proposed changes to the coal combustion residual rule won't survive the courts, says Betsy Southerland, who wrote the rule in 2015. But it will delay protections for vulnerable communities.
Two sources familiar with the plans told New York Times that changes to rules are expected to roll back limits on "the leaching of dangerous heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury."
Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden more and more competitive in farm country
The news comes as public trust in the federal government has declined to historically-low levels among members of both parties.
The now-20 strong panel will reconvene to consider the various known and unknown affects of particulate matter on human health and based on the current science, calculate how much air pollution (with an adequate margin of safety) is passable without being a significant threat to human health.
Researchers found that toxins in U.S. waterways could equate to four cases of cancer in a lifetime for every 100,000 U.S. citizens. However, some experts question these claims.
President has reportedly approved a plan to help increase ethanol demand for farmers, but he is being met with opposition from oil refinery chiefs.
President touted more tariff-free ethanol going to Brazil, but hard-hit corn farmers say it will make little difference.
Nick Bowdish, CEO of Elite Octane in Atlantic, Iowa, told "Newsweek" Trump administration is hurting the U.S. heartland that got him elected.
"It's the right thing to do for the planet," wrote the chairwoman and president of BP America in defence of federal regulations.
The devices use bait to lure wildlife before releasing deadly sodium cyanide into the mouth of any animal that takes a bite.