From the Streets to the Courts, Fossil Fuel Is Trying to Outlaw Climate Accountability

From the Streets to the Courts, Fossil Fuel Is Trying to Outlaw Climate Accountability

Powerful industries and political groups are trying to make it even harder to take companies to court when they harm the public.
Ailing Oil Companies Get a Pass on Royalties

Ailing Oil Companies Get a Pass on Royalties

Federal public lands managers bypassed normal processes to provide pandemic relief, according to documents obtained by High Country News.
Trump Is Racing to Finalize Environmental Rollbacks. This Obscure Regulation May Be One Reason Why

Trump Is Racing to Finalize Environmental Rollbacks. This Obscure Regulation May Be One Reason Why

The moves could make it very difficult for a future administration to alter the administration's environmental and climate rollbacks.
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The Trump Administration Has “Corroded” Federal Environmental Science

The Trump Administration Has “Corroded” Federal Environmental Science

A watchdog group’s new report documents the heavy toll that Trump-era attacks have had on environmental and public health research at government agencies.
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Fossil Fuel Firms Linked to Trump Get Millions in Coronavirus Small Business Aid

Fossil Fuel Firms Linked to Trump Get Millions in Coronavirus Small Business Aid

Revealed: Oil and mining firms – some with ties to Trump officials – taking advantage of funding, review shows.
As EPA Backs Off Enforcement, States and Cities Have Little Capacity to Fill Gap

As EPA Backs Off Enforcement, States and Cities Have Little Capacity to Fill Gap

State and local governments often have authority but lack the resources and political will to enforce pollution rules.
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