Six environmental rollbacks will cause annual increases of 200 million metric tons of CO2e, costing the public hundreds of billions of dollars and leading to tens of thousands of premature deaths. Read the report here >>
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The Issues In Focus
In the Media
Obama’s Deputy Interior Secretary on the Gutting of the Endangered Species Act, New York Magazine, by Matt Stieb. 8/17/2019.
Trump Plans to End Methane Curbs That Oil Companies Want to Keep, Bloomberg, by Jennifer Dlouhy. 8/14/2019.
U.S. Significantly Weakens Endangered Species Act, New York Times, by Lisa Friedman. 8/12/2019.
Trump Administration Weakens Endangered Species Act Amid Global Extinction Crisis, HuffPost, by Chris D'Angelo. 8/12/2019.
Trump Rolls Back Endangered Species Protections, The Hill, by Rebecca Beitsch. 8/12/2019.
Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Regulations, Washington Examiner, by Josh Siegel. 8/12/2019.
Trump Set to Weaken Wildlife Rules During 'Mass Extinction', Energy & Environment News, by Adam Aton. 8/1/2019.
EPA Still Waiting for 2 Big Rulings from D.C. Circuit, Energy & Environment News, by Ellen Gilmer & Sean Reilly. 7/29/2019.
State AGs Say EPA Violated Law with Fuel Efficiency Rollback, The Hill, by Rebecca Beitsch. 7/24/2019.
Forest Service — Proposed Rule: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance — Comment Deadline 8/26/2019.
Environmental Protection Agency — Notice: Glyphosate Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision — Comment Deadline 9/3/2019.
Environmental Protection Agency — Proposed Rule: Updating Regulations on Water Quality Certification — Public Hearing 9/5 - 9/6/2019.
Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy — Proposed Interpretive Rule: Energy Conservation Program - Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Furnaces and Commercial Water Heaters — Comment Deadline 9/9/2019.
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