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Trump’s Proposed Budget Shrinks EPA, DOE Funding

President Donald Trump has released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which includes cuts to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection...
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Trump Proposes EPA, DOI Cuts; Environmental Groups React

Clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out against the Trump administration’s newly released 2018 budget proposals for discretionary spending – which, among...

‘Fossil-Fuel Ally’ Scott Pruitt Officially Takes Reins At EPA

Much to the dismay of many environmental advocacy groups, Scott Pruitt was officially sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Congressman Proposes Killing Environmental Protection Agency

A newly elected congressman is seeking to completely abolish the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Yes, indeed, under H.R.861, the agency would be no...

States Speak Out To Trump On EPA’s Clean Power Plan

A coalition of 19 states and localities, led by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, has called on President-elect Donald Trump to continue...

‘Climate Science Denier’ Pruitt Gets Nod To Head U.S. EPA

Scott Pruitt, who has served as Oklahoma’s attorney general since 2010, has reportedly been named by President-elect Donald Trump’s Transition Team the next administrator...

Trump Elected POTUS; Clean Energy Stakeholders React

The American Wind Energy Association maintains that it will work diligently with the Trump administration “to assure that wind power continues to be a vibrant part of the U.S. economy.”
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U.S. EPA Crowns This Year’s ‘Green Power’ Leaders

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its 16th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, which honor 16 Green Power Partners across the country –...

Clean Power Plan Heard In Court; Renewables Groups Stay Confident

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments for and against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power...

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Celebrates Its First Birthday

Today, the hashtag #CleanPowerPlan is trending on Twitter. That’s because, exactly one year ago, on Aug. 3, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...