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    11 States Sue EPA Over Delay of Chemical Safety Rules

    11 States Sue EPA Over Delay of Chemical Safety Rules

    By Andrea Germanos Eleven states filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its chief, Scott Pruitt, in federal court on Monday over the agency’s decision to postpone implementation of a rule aimed at lessening the risk of a chemical plant disaster such as the deadly one that rocked West, Texas in 2013. […]

    Interior Dept. Changes Website, Prioritizes Fossil Fuels Over Renewables

    Interior Dept. Changes Website, Prioritizes Fossil Fuels Over Renewables

    The Interior Department’s new “American Energy” webpage reflects the Trump administration’s calls for unfettered fossil fuel development. The webpage has gone through several revamps since Ryan Zinke took over the department in March. As reported by Motherboard, the current page, last updated on May 19, stresses “removing burdensome regulations at the Department” and omits language […]

    States and Local Governments Oppose Trump’s Plan to Dismantle the Clean Power Plan

    States and Local Governments Oppose Trump’s Plan to Dismantle the Clean Power Plan

    I led a coalition of 23 states, cities and counties in opposing President Trump’s executive order today that the administration described as paving the way to eliminating the Clean Power Plan rule. The coalition—which includes the Attorneys General of New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, […]

    Judge to Exxon: Explain Where Those Wayne Tracker Emails Went

    Judge to Exxon: Explain Where Those Wayne Tracker Emails Went

    By Andrea Germanos A New York State judge on Wednesday ordered ExxonMobil to turn over a year’s worth of emails it now admits it lost from an alias account used by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he was CEO of the company—a “bombshell” revelation, according to a lawyer for New York Attorney General Eric […]

    2 New Blows to Exxon

    2 New Blows to Exxon

    Despite an understanding of environmental risk and knowledge that international climate action would hurt their bottom line, Exxon aggressively pursued development of carbon-heavy Canadian tar sands for decades, a new investigation from InsideClimate News finds. The investigation is published on the heels of Friday’s Canadian carbon tax announcement that could drive down tar sands pricing […]

    Exxon Alleges Climate Investigations Are Conspiracy

    Exxon Alleges Climate Investigations Are Conspiracy

    By Climate Denier Roundup ExxonMobil filed a motion Monday to add New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to its court case against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy’s investigation. Exxon turns from cooperating with NY attorney general's #climate fraud probe to fighting it. https://t.co/H526dfk6Vx pic.twitter.com/Zw4RcAraqQ — Inside Climate News (@insideclimate) October 18, 2016 Apparently emboldened by […]