Environmental Studies

"E.P.A. to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health Rules"

"The Trump administration is preparing to significantly limit the scientific and medical research that the government can use to determine public health regulations, overriding protests from scientists and physicians who say the new rule would undermine the scientific underpinnings of government policymaking."

Source: NY Times, 11/12/2019

Dems Wait For Nearly 50 Requests For Trump Info On Science, Environment

"Nearly 50 different Democratic requests for documents have been unanswered by departments and agencies that oversee President Trump’s science and environment policies, lawmakers say, underscoring the brick wall the administration has put up against congressional oversight."

Source: The Hill, 11/04/2019

"Supreme Court: Trump Admin Asks Justices To Keep ESA Records Secret"

"Federal officials yesterday asked the Supreme Court to keep records related to Endangered Species Act decisions under lock and key. The government said a lower court's ruling that certain draft documents should be publicly disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act could have a chilling effect on discussions around federal decisionmaking."

Source: Greenwire, 10/30/2019

"Many Kids Take A Passion For The Planet Back To School"

"For many kids, heading back to school means more than resuming classes and homework. It means getting back to clubs and student organizations focused on sustainability — everything from composting and recycling to reducing food waste and promoting cleaner oceans and waterways."

Source: AP, 08/30/2019


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