Fossil fuels

Doublespeak: Trump Guts EPA While Claiming to be for Protecting the Environment

cayuhoga-river-fire

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt recently told Fox News that Trump’s new executive order abandoning work on climate change and promoting fossil fuels is a return to “core EPA originalism.” This is clearly a perfect example of “doublespeak,” a term inspired by George…

Ryan Zinke of Montana Sworn in as Trump’s Secretary of the Interior

RTR3E6N6-1024x707

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Should Environmentalists Be Concerned? – By Glynn Wilson – Americans who value national parks and other public lands have a right to be concerned about President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of the Interior, Ryan Zinke of Montana. Zinke, whose record on protecting the environment…

Freshman Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz Faces Protesters

Rep-Matt_Gaetz3c

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Republican Defends Bill to Abolish the EPA By Glynn Wilson – MILTON, Fla. — Freshman Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz faced protesters and supporters at his first day of town hall events since the election, defending a bill he put forward with three cosigners in the House to…

Trump’s Move to Approve Oil Pipelines Rekindles Battle in North Dakota

img_0750_edited-3

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Emma Niles – While President Donald J. Trump sharply changed the federal government’s approach to the environment this week as he cleared the way for two major oil pipelines that had been blocked by the Obama administration by signing presidential memorandums calling for the continued…

President Donald Trump Issues Media Blackout at Federal Agencies

IMG_2794_edited-3

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Full Scale War on Science Begins – By Lauren McCauley – Though the majority of President Donald Trump’s controversial cabinet nominations have not yet been confirmed, his so-called “beachhead” teams have arrived at their respective agencies, carrying out orders that make clear that the “War on Science”…

EPA Slaps Fiat Chrysler With Clean Air Act Violations

Fiat_Chrysler

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – A day after announcing fines totaling $4.3 billion against Volkswagen, the outgoing Obama administration put Fiat Chrysler on notice for similar violations of the Clean Air Act. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice of violation to Fiat Chrysler for allegedly installing…

Republican Congress Moves to Privatize Public Land

JourneyWest-Trailer-thumb1a

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Editor-in-Chief – We hate to say we told you so. But it is what it is. Donald J. Trump has not even been inaugurated president yet and the privatization of public land has already begun. On the very day we published a…

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

img_0750_edited-3

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Apparently President Obama is not quite ready to bow out as a lame duck just yet and give President-elect Donald J. Trump all the Twitter fun. His administration announced Sunday afternoon that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided to deny…