Tag: Environment

Radical Environmentalists are Not Happy With Biden

Joe Biden has a new foe… Radical environmentalists. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The protest, organized by the Indigenous Environmental Network, blocked up portions of Washington, D.C., streets as participants called for Biden to dismantle fossil fuel infrastructure and excoriated him for not delivering on campaign promises. One of the protest’s leaders said insurrection

Federal Judge Blocks Biden Admin’s Ban on Oil and Gas Leases

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction on Joe Biden’s ban on the federal government issuing oil and gas leases on federal lands. According to Town Hall: A federal judge in Louisiana pumped the brakes on the Biden administration’s ban on oil and gas leases on public land, in an injunction issued on Tuesday night. Judge

Trump Admin Facing Lawsuit Over Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Lands

The Trump administration is facing litigation over the expansion of hunting and fishing to 2.3 million acres of protected land. According to Fox News: A nonprofit is targeting the Trump administration in a new lawsuit protesting the historic expansion of hunting and fishing across 2.3 million public acres. On Tuesday, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed

New Trump Rule Limits States From Blocking Pipelines

A new Trump rule in regards to the Clean Water Act limits the power states have to block pipeline projects. According to The Hill: The Trump administration gutted a key portion of the Clean Water Act on Monday, limiting states’ ability to block controversial pipeline projects that cross their waterways. The final rule from the

Trump Sued for Reversing Obama-era Waterway Restrictions

President Trump is being sued by multiple green groups over his rollback of Obama-era waterway restrictions. According to The Hill: A coalition of environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, challenging a rollback of protections for the nation’s waterways. The Navigable Waters Protection Rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in January limits

Trump Faces Court Battles Over Rollback on Obama’s Fuel Standards

The Trump administration will face court battles over President Trump’s decision to loosen the regulations on fuel mileage of vehicles. According to The Hill: President Trump’s rollback of Obama-era mileage standards last week may prove to be one of the administration’s most vulnerable environmental overhauls as opponents prepare to challenge it in court. The Trump

Trump Loosens Obama-Era Fuel Efficiency Standards

The Trump administration has dealt another blow to the Obama administration’s restrictive environmental regulations by loosening the rule on fuel efficiency. According to The Hill: The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era law that pushes automakers to produce more fuel efficient vehicles, severely limiting a rule designed to decrease pollution from transportation in

Trump Admin Considering Rolling Back Protections for Migratory Birds

The Trump administration is considering rolling back protections for migratory birds that punished companies that accidentally killed them. According to The Hill: A new regulation set to be unveiled by the Interior Department would end most federal protections for migratory birds, allowing companies that accidentally kill such animals to not face punishments. The New York

Trump Announces Plan to Join Tree Initiative

President Trump has announced his intention to join the United States in a 1 trillion tree initiative. According to The Hill: President Trump on Tuesday announced the United States will join the One Trillion Trees Initiative launched at the World Economic Forum as world leaders seek to combat climate change. Trump made the announcement during an

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration for Removing Regulations

Environmental groups have sued the Trump administration due to the removal of burdensome regulations on the environment by the EPA. According to The Hill: A coalition of environmental groups is suing the Trump administration over its easing of chemical plant safety regulations following a recent plant explosion in Texas that injured several people. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last