President Trump, with anemic approval numbers, has already demonstrated an unwillingness to spare any administration member the exit door. Of the original appointees left, Pruitt and Zinke may be last on the list of those who have the president’s easily exhaustible loyalty.
Students of the Pace University Environmental Policy Clinic conducted an investigation of the U.S. Coast Guard proposal to anchor oil barges on the Hudson. Six months later, the agency withdrew its proposal and begin the proper studies the Clinic called for.
Maurice Hinchey changed forever the environmental stakes in New York State. He pursued corporations, organized crime and the United States Army with equal and unprecedented vigor, and was a tireless legislative advocate for the Hudson River.
Trump’s Agencies to Trump: “No convincing alternative explanation” for climate change but human causes.
A 477-page Climate Science Special Report by 14 federal agencies repudiates the Trump administration climate position and finds that human activities are the only credible explanation for warming of the planet and extreme weather events.
“Muzzling scientists, scrubbing websites, attacking journalists: all in a shameful day’s work for our bought-and-paid-for EPA administrator. It’s time to stop him,” writes Jeff Turrentine, culture and politics columnist for onEarth, the digital publication of the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Tamed elephants are tortured elephants. Ban their use in all forms of entertainment, beginning in New York State.