Recently Noted: The Environment under Trump — from National Geographic

Mounds of unsold coal stand above ground at ERP Compliant Fuels’ Federal №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

Originally published at American Delusions.

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