President Donald Trump has his sights set on his 2020 presidential campaign and creating talking points on his accomplishments. Sources reported he intends to highlight his environmental record as a high point of his presidency.
This news comes despite EPA rollbacks by his administration and Trump pulling the United States out of the Paris Accord on climate change.
Donald Trump's EPA Wants to Rescind Yet Another Obama-era Environmental Regulation, and People Are Crying Foul
President Donald Trump's EPA took another swipe at Barack Obama-era environmental protections on Friday when the agency issued a proposal to lift limits on mercury pollution from coal plants.
President Barack Obama's environmental policies have been a favorite target of Trump and his scandal-ridden EPA, even as scientists are ringing the alarm bells over the immediate dangers emerging from a warming planet and an ecosystem struggling to adapt to human activity.
An Appeals Court Just Ruled That Trump's EPA Violated the Law, and Reinstated an Obama Era Environmental Decision
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ban a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to brain damage in children.
At 3:37pm EST Thursday in Washington D.C., President Donald Trump's official Twitter account announced that the resignation of embattled Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt had been received and accepted. Pruitt was facing 14 separate investigations into his activities at the EPA.
Twelve minutes later, Fox News producer Fin Gomez shared the resignation letter, citing Fox News Chief White House Correspondent John Roberts as the source. After which multiple sources shared the letter as well.
President Donald Trump accepted the resignation of embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Thursday, announcing on Twitter that Pruitt "has done an outstanding job" and will be replaced by Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler beginning Monday.
The Internet Is Cheering This Hero Mom Who Confronted Trump's EPA Chief at a Restaurant and Urged Him to Resign
A concerned mother confronted President Donald Trump's scandal-plagued EPA Chief Scott Pruitt in a restaurant on Monday and urged him to resign before his "scandals push him out."
Kristin Mink, a teacher at Sidwell Friends School, and her 2-year-old son were eating lunch at Teaism in Washington, D.C. and noticed Pruitt dining with an associate.
Odds are you have one in your kitchen right now.
Perhaps you purchased it recently, after the 2015 ban of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a former Teflon additive that’s been linked to cancer and birth defects (and that’s detectable in the blood of nearly all of Americans). Or maybe it’s the one you bought for your dorm in the ’90s and still hold onto for cooking eggs or pancakes.