Trump’s EPA Is On Course To Retire Half Its Staff

January 10, 2018 MJA 8

DC: Due to a series of buyouts and retirements, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could cut its workforce by half by the end of President Donald Trump’s first term in office, The Washington Examiner reports. Several agencies in the Trump administration are focused on a [Read More]

EPA To Kill Obama’s Clean Coal Plan

October 9, 2017 Dr. Tar 14

The EPA is expected to scrap the Obama Era plan that would have severely restricted the use of coal for energy production and greatly increased the price of electricity in many states. A leaked draft proposal states the Trump administration will declare that the Clean [Read More]

EPA Not Doing Its Job

September 20, 2017 Dr. Tar 13

Created in 1980, The Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, established the “superfund” program to cleanup the most deadly contaminated areas in the nation.  With only 375 sites cleaned up since the start of the program, there are about 1,337 “national priority list”sites remaining and another 53 places waiting to be designated [Read More]

Trump’s EPA Leaving Iowa Corn In Our Gas

July 9, 2017 Dr. Tar 19

The excessive power of the early primary states continues with Iowa corn farmers given a federal boost with the EPA making only minor tweaks to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The U.S. gasoline supply will have to continue to blend in 15 billion gallons of ethanol annually [Read More]

About those ‘devastating’ EPA budget reductions…

March 12, 2017 MJA 16

WUWT: The Trump White House wants significant reductions at the Environmental Protection Agency: two dozen or more programs, including a dozen dealing with President Obama’s climate initiatives; a 20% downsizing in EPA’s 15,000-person workforce; and a one-fourth reduction in its $8.1 billion budget. The plan [Read More]

EnviroLoonies In For A Rough Year

January 15, 2017 Dr. Tar 11

  All the hysterical fear mongering, industrial sabotage and tantrum chanting isn’t going to help them now.  2017 is shaping up to be a terrible year for the environmental left. More

Dr. Donald van der Vaart as Head of EPA?

December 5, 2016 MJA 10

DC: Members of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team are interviewing candidates to head up the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While media reports indicate the president-elect has narrowed the field down to two candidates, a new name is on the lips of some on Trump’s transition team: [Read More]

$561 million of EPA research is swirling the bowl

June 13, 2016 MJA 4

JunkScience:  How does this photo debunk EPA’s most important ‘scientific’ claim? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s most powerful regulatory weapon is its ability to regulate fine particulate matter (like soot and dust) in outdoor air. This fine particulate matter is called PM2.5 (pronounced “Pee-Em-Two-Point-Five”). PM2.5 [Read More]

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