16 Mar '17, 12pm

This is a step backward to an era when rivers were polluted to the point of combustion and smog could kill:

Today, the Trump Administration released a budget blueprint that calls for dramatic cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency, including environmental justice programs. Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen issued the following statement: “Taking a sledgehammer to the EPA’s budget would be a giant gift to polluters and a devastating blow to the health and well-being of our children and communities across the country, particularly low income communities, communities of color and indigenous communities that bear the biggest pollution burdens and suffer the resulting health disparities. This dangerous proposal is designed to do one thing: cripple the agency charged with protecting the air we breathe and water we drink. "The Trump budget deliberately eviscerates enforcement of our environmental laws — which would let many law-breakers operate with little fear of prosecution...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/news/press/2017/earthjustice-trum...

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350.org 16 Mar '17, 10pm

“This budget proposal makes it even more clear that Trump has no intention of protecting our communities or preserving our...

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foe.org 16 Mar '17, 2pm

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wilderness.org 16 Mar '17, 5pm

After years of neglect by the federal government, our country’s conservation programs are in serious need of restoration. ...

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nrdc.org 16 Mar '17, 4pm

“This proposal is a disaster for the many Americans who struggle to pay their energy bills, for the fast-growing clean ene...

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aceee.org 16 Mar '17, 5pm

A statement by Steve Nadel, ACEEE Executive Director The federal budget outline released by the Trump administration today...

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ecowatch.com 16 Mar '17, 1pm

The Trump administration released its first official 2018 budget proposal this morning and copies obtained by multiple out...

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audubon.org 16 Mar '17, 4pm

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#Trump's #budget overhaul: domestic programs slashed to #fund #military

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theguardian.com 16 Mar '17, 1pm

Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15tn budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that would slas...

'Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in Pres...

nature.org 16 Mar '17, 12pm

Conservation, Science Programs Slashed in President’s Budget Proposal ARLINGTON, VA March 16, 2017 2017 03 16 The Nature C...

"Americans value investment in science, researc...

ucsusa.org 16 Mar '17, 3pm

WASHINGTON (March 16, 2017)—President Trump released his proposed “skinny budget” today. Below is a statement by Ken Kimme...

Budget Proposal Threatens National Parks

npca.org 16 Mar '17, 3pm

Cuts to land acquisition program that helps protect parks from development within their borders. The Land and Water Conser...

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audubon.org 16 Mar '17, 11am

Snowy Plover. Photo: Dennis Goodman/Audubon Photography Awards Endangered Species Act in Trouble Ask your members of Congr...

Sen. Inhofe: Huge EPA Budget Cuts Will Prevent ...

ecowatch.com 16 Mar '17, 9pm

Snowball-throwing Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma has accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of releasing "p...

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wri.org 16 Mar '17, 12pm

WASHINGTON (March 16, 2017) - Today President Trump released his blueprint for America’s budget , with the two hardest hit...