Coal Mine Visited By EPA's Scott Pruitt Just Furloughed 300 Workers

US | Ted Goodman
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt answers reporters' questions during a briefing at the White House June 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Pruitt faced a barrage of questions related to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

State regulator puts mining operation on hold

The EPA Is Shrinking, Which Is... Bad?

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
Animas river after Gold King Mine spill (Credit: Barbara K Powers/Shutterstock)

Right?

Trump Continues Supporting Flint Water Recovery Efforts As Media Remains Silent

US | Ted Goodman
Then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks after a tour of the Flint water plant in Flint, Michigan. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images.)

‘You can’t drink the water in Flint’

This Is A Sad Day For Environmental Justice, Whatever That Is

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
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)

More gov’t spending = Fewer problems

Nineteen States Urge EPA To End Obama's Federal Overreach

US | Mary Lou Lang
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Director Lisa Jackson announces a new Obama administration position that greenhouse gasses are a threat to public health at the EPA in Washington, December 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES POLITICS ENVIRONMENT)

‘For the last eight years, politics, not law, drove the shape and character of this country’s environmental regulations’

Let The EPA Play By The Rules

Opinion | David Krayden

What’s good for the gander is never good for the liberal.

Report: $147.86 Billion In Regulatory Costs Alone In 2016

Business | Robert Donachie
A customer counts his U.S. dollar money in a bank in Cairo, Egypt March 10, 2016. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

2.8 billion in costs for refrigerators…

The EPA's "Power Plan" Is An Unlawful Power Grab

Opinion | Marlo Lewis
Environmental Protection Agency

The EPA’s Power Plan will seriously undermine the rule of law, federalism, and the separation of powers.

EPA Massively Hedges Its Claim That Fracking Causes Earthquakes

Energy | Andrew Follett
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

The rest of the government disagrees with EPA

German Gov't Won't Fine VW Over Emissions Cheating Scandal

Daily Caller News Foundation | Craig Boudreau
A VW sign is seen outside a Volkswagen dealership in London, Britain November 5, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

It needs to be explained why companies in Germany don’t pay fines

A Government Agency Making Farmers' Lives Miserable -- Besides The EPA

Opinion | Seton Motley
USDA: open or closed? It's "partially open," but mostly closed. (Photo: Flickr)

The USDA has done what all things government have done — grown into an ever-increasing pain in the keister.

Why Republicans Should Reconsider Their Blanket Opposition To A Carbon Tax

Opinion | Catrina Rorke
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) waits to meet India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (not pictured), before Modi speaks at a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber in Capitol Hill, Washington, U.S., June 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A properly designed price on carbon could be used to eliminate some of the most harmful taxes and regulations.

EPA's Costly Legacy Of Neglect And Scandal Spills Into Puerto Rico

Opinion | David Williams

If the EPA is supposed to protect the public and the environment, it should do so with a modicum of common sense.

The Obama Administration's War On Stained Glass

Opinion | Joanne Butler

Beyond the manufacturers, there will be job losses among stained glass retailers and artists.

Senators Call For Criminal Probe Of EPA's Gold King Mine Disaster

Politics | Ethan Barton
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Gold King Mine. (EPA Handout/Reuters, REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘We … have no confidence that the agency can investigate itself’

Government Regulation: A Growing Threat To The Environment

Opinion | Brian Seasholes

The Endangered Species Acts penalty-based approach creates strong incentives for landowners to make their property inhospitable to species.

Power Grab: How The EPA's Clean Power Plan Aims To Nationalize The Electric Grid

| Chuck DeVore

The most immediate and obvious effects of the Clean Power Plan will be felt on the Navajo Nation, a vulnerable community

P.C. -- R.I.P.

Opinion | Scott Powell
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the 10th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit in Altoona, Iowa, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

It’s time to connect the dots on the growing intolerance on the political left in America.

The Science-Free Fracking Views Of Hillary And Bernie

Opinion | Keith Mauck
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton pose before the start of the Univision News and Washington Post Democratic U.S. presidential candidates debate in Kendall, Florida March 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri)

Today, both candidates are listening to the naysayers.

Government Flutters Its Wings -- And Industries Nationwide Are Blown Away

Opinion | Seton Motley
Farmer Dan Roberts inspects his corn crop during the harvest in Minooka

We need food a whole lot more than we need chaos theory imposed by hyperactive government.