Don’t Cut the EPA Budget

Some background information: President Trump’s budget proposal, if passed, will cut the budget for the Environmental Protection Agency by over 30%. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has said that “”The core functions of the EPA can be satisfied — beyond the core functions — can be satisfied with this budget.”  The EPA, like every government agency, posts its budget openly; decide for yourself. EPA’s annual report, laid out much like an […]

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Objecting to Scott Pruitt as Head of EPA

President-elect Trump plans to nominate Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. I have very strong objections to this appointment. Mr. Pruitt has proudly fought for six years against the Clean Power Plan. His understanding of the world is informed more by faith than by science, which is fine by me until it impacts my air, water and sea level. He will do everything he can to gut the […]

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