As Washington Waffles, Climate Action Shifts to the States
Four governors have put their states at the forefront of climate leadership.
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Unless something extraordinary happens, Chairman Chuck Grassley will gavel to order the Senate Judiciary hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court next Tuesday. Weather forecasters are predicting a high temperature that’s 15 degrees above average for the Washington DC area. Political forecasters will be watching to see how Judge Kavanaugh weathers the…Congress | |
It’s no secret that the Trump administration wants to neuter the EPA’s ability to enforce our clean air and clean water laws, repeatedly submitting budgets that would dramatically cut the agency’s funding. But for the votes of a key bloc of pro-environment senators – the U.S. Senate’s “Green Firewall”…
Nearly half a century after President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law, Congress, the Trump administration and anti-environment lobbyists across Washington, D.C. are attempting the largest rollback of this visionary conservation law in its history. They are clearly worried about the upcoming elections, so they’re rushing to…
Scott Pruitt has left the building, but the new EPA acting administrator, Andrew Wheeler, is determined to continue his predecessor’s dangerous rollbacks of America’s environmental safeguards. Wheeler said so himself to the Washington Examiner: “Of course we are absolutely implementing Presidents Trump’s agenda.”Try as he might to undo the nearly five…Elections | |
Washington – The NRDC Action Fund, a national environmental organization, today announced its endorsement of Rep. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) in her campaign for the U.S. Senate in Nevada.“Jacky Rosen is a proven fighter for clean energy jobs in Nevada, protecting public lands and safeguarding our environment,” said Kevin S. Curtis, executive…Press Releases | |
Washington – The NRDC Action Fund, a national environmental organization, today announced its endorsement of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) in his campaign for re-election this year.“Tim Kaine understands that a safe environment, healthy families, and climate action are essential to continued economic growth,” said NRDC Action Fund Executive…Press Releases | |
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