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One of the threats occurring under the Trump administration is the threat of allowing oil and gas drilling, which would significantly hurt national parks.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts affect programs ranging from Meals on Wheels to cancer research as the administration seeks to slash discretionary funding in order to bolster the military.
Evidence suggests that the Trump Administration will resort to land grab tactics such as eminent domain if necessary in order to build a border wall between Mexico and the U.S. But Texas landowners will be in the administration's way.
Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump's lead. 17 House Republicans have signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative environmental stewardship.”
Mustafa Ali, the Environmental Protection Agency’s chief environmental justice officer, announced his resignation as his office faces deep cuts and even elimination.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently said carbon emissions are not a primary cause of climate change (seriously). Scientists fired back in kind, and the EPA's D.C. offices were reportedly flooded with calls.
Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration's travel ban, many in the business community -- including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla -- remain stridently opposed to the policy.
In what should come as no surprise, the Donald Trump administration is set to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, which aimed to shift power plants toward cleaner forms of energy.
The cold-blooded murder of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in a suburban Kansas City bar, and the lack of empathy from President Donald Trump and the White House, has put many foreign-born technology workers on edge.
The House Resources Committee asked congressional budget writers to reserve $50 million in order to transfer federally-managed lands to state and local governments.
An Iowa legislator generated buzz when news broke that the business degree he claimed on his official biography was actually a training course at the chain restaurant Sizzler.
Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil's forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision to reverse protections for up to 1 million hectares of virgin forests across the Amazon.