EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Hypocritical Visit to the Gold King Mine

(Durango, CO) — “Today, despite proposing severe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget cuts, part of which would decimate Superfund sites, Administrator Scott Pruitt took a nice photo op in front of Gold King Mine. This was extremely hypocritical as Administrator Pruitt continues to promote a dirty-energy agenda that would hobble the EPA’s ability to …

Defending Bristol Bay

Withdrawal of Clean Water Act protections for Bristol Bay, Alaska (Pebble Mine)  Comment by October 17 The Trump Administration is proposing to reverse restrictions on discharge of mining wastes in Alaska’s Bristol Bay watershed, the largest sockeye salmon spawning area in the world.  The proposal was published July 19, 2017. The public comment period is …

Job Center open for EPA staff being ousted by Trump

The EPA Alumni Association has created an on-line job center to help EPA staffers find new work   https://jobs.epaalumni.org  On Monday, August 6, the Trump Administration begins its assault on EPA staffing. This Administration plans to eliminate more than 3000 jobs - in an agency with only 15,000 employees.  The pink slips start flowing with folks …