This Bill Would Block EPA From Using 'Secret Science' To Write Regulations

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman of the House Science Committee. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

No more ‘secret science’ from EPA

Ken Bone Comes Out As A Huge Lefty-Enviro

Energy | Chris White
Ken Bone (C), a power plant employee from Belleville, Illinois, waits in the audience to ask a question about energy policy and jobs during the presidential debate between Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., October 9, 2016. Picture taken October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

‘I think President Trump is doing the wrong things for the right reasons’

Trump Preparing To Reverse Obama's Fuel Economy Mandate

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) sits beside U.S. President Donald Trump during a leadership lunch at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Essentially to put the EPA back on the original schedule’

Trump's EPA Repeals An Obama Methane Rule

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

These rules would have killed small oil companies

Trump Wants To Cut $1.3 Billion From Interior Dept's Budget

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Montana state Senator Ryan Zinke addresses a pro-gun activist rally as part of the National Day of Resistance, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

$1.3 billion in cuts

Trump Orders EPA To 'Zero Out' Global Warming Programs

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), speaks to employees of the agency in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Eliminates funding altogether’

Trump Readies Executive Order To Dismantle EPA's Clean Power Plan

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) listen as US President Donald J. Trump (C) delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, USA, 28 February 2017. / AFP / EPA POOL / JIM LO SCALZO (Photo credit should read JIM LO SCALZO/AFP/Getty Images)

EPA is getting a beat down

Solar Panels Increase Emissions Of A Gas 17,200 Times More Potent Than CO2

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) inspects an array of solar panels with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (R) and Colonel Howard Belote, base commander at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada May 27, 2009. (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

Even the EPA thinks this is a serious problem

Green Group Flew 50 Kids To D.C. To Brainstorm How To Reduce CO2 Emissions

Energy | Andrew Follett
Varshini Prakash of the Divestment Student Network leads chants of "I believe that we will win" during the 'Our Generation, Our Choice' protest near the White House in downtown Washington November 9, 2015. The Monday march to highlight race, climate, and immigration issues was timed to mark exactly one year until the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to protesters. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Climate movement that’s concerned about racial justice’

Ivanka Got Trump To Mention 'Clean Air And Clean Water' In His Speech To Congress

Energy | Michael Bastasch
US-POLITICS-TRUMP-POLICY FORUM

‘Ivanka was working with Miller’

EPA Union Bosses Call Trump's Budget Cuts 'A Declaration Of War'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 4: Plaque outside the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in downtown Washington, DC on May 4, 2015. (Credit: Mark Van Scyoc/Shutterstock)

‘This is only the first year’

Lawmakers Ask Energy Dept Chief To Find Ways To Slash Spending

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Energy, meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Perry wanted to eliminate DOE in 2012

Enviros Panic About Trump's Potential Big Cuts To Gov't Green Programs

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles a as he holds a "Make America Great Again" rally at Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida, U.S. February 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Reported cuts of up to ten percent…’

Will Congress Approve Trump's Plan To Slash EPA's Budget?

Energy | Michael Bastasch
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Congress controls the budget, not the president

Trump Will Order EPA To Dismantle Obama-Era 'Waters Of The US' Rule

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Trump is interviewed by Reuters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

Scalia wins the day

Trump Wants To Cut EPA's Budget By $2 Billion, Cut 3,000 Staff

Energy | Michael Bastasch
President Trump Holds A Listening Session With GOP Members

‘Businesses have to do this all the time’

A Non-Regulatory Approach To Environmental Protection

Opinion | David Lewis
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 4: Plaque outside the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in downtown Washington, DC on May 4, 2015. (Credit: Mark Van Scyoc/Shutterstock)

While the EPA regulates others, it washes its hands of any responsibility when it violates its own regulations.

Trump Will Cut EPA, State Dept Budgets To Increase Military Spending

Politics | Michael Bastasch
President Trump Addresses Annual CPAC Event In National Harbor, Maryland

‘Tens of billions of dollars in reductions’