Category Archives: Environment

Burn pits near US military bases in Iraq keep smoldering, as health debate rages

Service members overseas for our nation’s military forces continue to be exposed to toxic chemical clouds emanating from burn pits that are still being used near their bases. Advertisements

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**Big coal producer pushing Trump to end ‘dangerous’ war on coal

Robert Murray, the CEO of Murray Energy, is making a hard push to persuade the Trump administration to end the war on coal. Murray drafted six executive orders last year, aimed at withdrawing from the Paris climate accord and scaling back coal regulations implemented under the Obama administration, according to documents released under the Freedom of Information …

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More than 95 percent of world’s population breathe polluted, dangerous air

A major study of global air pollution has found that more than 95 percent of the world’s population is breathing polluted, unsafe air and the hardest hit areas are in Africa and Asia.

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Trump fires back at Puerto Rico mayor, accuses her of ‘poor leadership’

Saturday President Trump defended his administration’s hurricane recovery effort in Puerto Rico and cast blame on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz who is criticizing the president’s effort to get supplies, electricity and other relief to the U.S. Island.

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North Korea mountain used as nuclear test site at risk of collapsing, Chinese scientist says

According to a Chinese scientist, a mountain in North Korea believed to have served as the site of five of the rogue regime’s nuclear tests — including Sunday’s supposed hydrogen bomb explosion — is at risk of collapsing and leaking radiation into the region.

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Congress returns to several pressing issues, with Harvey money, debt ceiling at forefront

Wednesday leaders of the GOP-controlled House purportedly plan to vote on a $7.9 billion Hurricane Harvey relief package separate from deciding on whether to raise the federal debt ceiling, setting up a potential White House showdown and adding another twist to what will be an action-packed next several weeks on Capitol Hill.

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Trump planning Texas visit, praises Harvey recovery efforts

Sunday President Trump said he is planning a trip to storm-ravaged Texas, and praised the government response to Hurricane Harvey, including the “thousands rescued” by emergency crews, as storm water rises and strands residents across the state.

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Trump slows federal regs to a crawl in first six months

Just halfway through his first year in office, President Trump is delivering on a key campaign promise to cut red tape, according to a new study. The six-month review of Trump’s regulatory agenda by the American Action Forum shows the federal government practically slamming the brakes on regulation. The number of new rules is now at a record …

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California to feds: Pay $18M fire debt or we’ll watch it burn

How about taking that money you are giving freely to illegals, or ask the Hollyweird pimps and whores for the money instead? Other than that, let it burn your state up….

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Al Gore: Trump’s Paris climate decision ‘reckless,’ indefensible’

Former Vice President Al Gore, a champion of environmental issues, on Sunday blasted President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, saying the move was “reckless” and “indefensible.”

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