Scott Pruitt defends massive cuts to EPA funding

This week has seen some utterly bizarre behaviour by Scott Pruitt who was appointed by the Trump administration to run the EPA. While attending a meeting of the House Appropriations subcommittee that was reviewing the proposed 2018 budget for the EPA, he proceeded to stand up and defend the cuts that would in effect completely gut his … Read moreScott Pruitt defends massive cuts to EPA funding

EPA website removes climate science site

Chris Mooney gives us a heads in a recent Washington Post article that the EPA, under the leadership of climate-denying Pruitt, has now started to purge Climate Science from public view … The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening that its website would be “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering the … Read moreEPA website removes climate science site

What will the deliberate collapse and demise of the EPA do?

What does the EPA actually do? Since day one of the existence of the EPA in Dec 1970, it has done nothing but good that has benefited millions of lives. You can of course read up on the EPA, but perhaps a good way to illustrate what they are really all about is to highlight a couple of … Read moreWhat will the deliberate collapse and demise of the EPA do?