Recently Noted: The Environment under Trump – from National Geographic

Mounds of unsold coal stand above ground at ERP Compliant Fuels’ Federal No. 2 mine near Fairview, W.Va.

The National Geographic has a running list of the Trump regime’s efforts to save the environment for capitalism.

A Running List of How Trump Is Changing the Environment

 “The Trump administration has promised vast changes to U.S. science and environmental policy—and we’re tracking them here as they happen.”

Here are headlines from the list (in reverse chronological order):

  • INTERIOR DEPARTMENT PROPOSES LARGEST-EVER OIL AND GAS LEASE AUCTION
  • TRUMP EPA POISED TO SCRAP CLEAN POWER PLAN
  • MINING HEALTH STUDY HALTED; CLIMATE ADVISORY PANEL DISBANDED
  • TRUMP REVOKES FLOOD STANDARDS ACCOUNTING FOR SEA-LEVEL RISE
  • REPORT: EPA ENFORCEMENT LAGS UNDER TRUMP
  • INTERIOR DEPARTMENT RELAXES ASPECTS OF SAGE GROUSE PROTECTION
  • EPA DROPS DELAY OF OBAMA-ERA OZONE STANDARDS
  • NOAA CANCELS RULE TO PROTECT WHALES FROM FISHING NETS
  • INTERIOR SUGGESTS SHRINKING BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT
  • INTERIOR TO REVIEW GREATER SAGE GROUSE PROTECTION
  • U.S. PULLS OUT OF PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT
  • TRUMP BUDGET PROPOSES STEEP CUTS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
  • OBAMA METHANE RULE REMAINS LAW OF LAND
  • EPA DISMISSES SCIENCE ADVISORS
  • EPA SCRUBS CLIMATE CHANGE WEBSITE
  • ORDER AIMS TO EXPAND OFFSHORE DRILLING
  • TRUMP ORDERS REVIEW OF NATIONAL MONUMENTS
  • SCIENTISTS MARCH ON WASHINGTON
  • INTERIOR DEPARTMENT SCRUBS CLIMATE CHANGE WEBSITE
  • PRUITT CALLS FOR EXITING PARIS AGREEMENT
  • EPA ANNOUNCES “BACK-TO-BASICS” AGENDA
  • CLIMATE CHANGE STAFFERS REASSIGNED
  • TRUMP DONATES TO NATIONAL PARKS
  • SCIENTIFIC INTEGRITY OFFICE REVIEWING PRUITT
  • PESTICIDE AVOIDS TOTAL BAN
  • CLIMATE ACTIONS UNDONE
  • DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE PREPARED FOR USE
  • KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE APPROVED
  • FUEL EFFICIENCY STANDARDS RECONSIDERED
  • SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT BUDGET THREATENED
  • EPA CHIEF DOWNPLAYS CLIMATE
  • ‘SCIENCE’ SCRUBBED
  • EMISSIONS INFO REQUEST NIXED
  • FEDERAL LANDS WON’T BE UNLEADED
  • WATER PROTECTION MAY DRY UP
  • SCOTT PRUITT CONFIRMED AS EPA CHIEF
  • STREAMS REOPENED TO MINING WASTE
  • FOSSIL FUEL CEO BECOMES CHIEF DIPLOMAT

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