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Trump Watch Gaslight Edition, Get Your Gas Mask Out

By Sierra Club Environmental Law Program. Gaslight Edition Trump Watch re Environmental Rollbacks and Actions 

White house officials suppress State Dept testimony that human caused climate change will be "possibly catastrophic" 

EPA  Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that "most of the threats from climate change are 50 to 75 years out."

President Trump proclaims that the climate "changes both ways" and that the US has "among the cleanest climates." 

Trump orders US Geological Survey climate assessment project only as far as 2040 rather than end of century. 

To make air pollution appear less deadly, EPA  plans to alter the way it calculates health risks from the fine particulate matter released from coal fired power plants. 

EPA stops funding research on environmental health threats to kids. 

Dept of Energy approves expanded exports of liquified gas from Texas. 

Sierra Club Environmental Law project challenges Trump approval of Keystone XL pipeline and roll back of safety regulations  for offshore drilling. ELP  wins permanent injunction blocking funding for Trump's border wall. 

Trump admin renews 2 key mineral leases help by Twin Medals which wants to open huge copper mine in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minneasota. 

 

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