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How a Trump Administration Rule Could Kill Millions of Birds

How a Trump Administration Rule Could Kill Millions of Birds

A century-old law has made it illegal to kill migratory birds either purposely or accidentally. But a new proposal by the Trump administration and supported by the fossil fuel and other industries would relax regulation, legalizing unintentional killing and putting millions of birds in danger. In May 2010 I went …

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The Trump administration is helping 9 states prepare for climate change

The Trump administration is helping 9 states prepare for climate change

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon When extreme weather hits the United States, coastal Southern states tend to get the worst of it. Just look at the past few years: In 2017, Texas, Louisiana, and the Carolinas were hit with back-to-back hurricanes, which …

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Trump Administration Finalizes Repeal of Pollution Rule, Threatening Drinking Water Sources for 117 Million Americans

Trump Administration Finalizes Repeal of Pollution Rule, Threatening Drinking Water Sources for 117 Million Americans

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, January 23, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today the Trump administration finalized its plan to repeal critical safeguards that prohibit the dumping of industrial and agricultural pollution into sensitive waterways that provide tap water for more than 117 million Americans. The repeal of the Waters of the U.S. rule, …

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Trump administration approves permit to allow building of Keystone oil pipeline

Trump administration approves permit to allow building of Keystone oil pipeline

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way to allow for the building the Keystone pipeline on US land in Montana, moving the controversial $8bn project closer to fruition just months after a damaging oil spill on another segment of the network. The approval — which would allow for access on federal …

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Trump Administration to Allow More Pizza and Fries, Fewer Fruits and Vegetables in School Menus

Trump Administration to Allow More Pizza and Fries, Fewer Fruits and Vegetables in School Menus

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has proposed significant changes to menus at the nation’s public schools that would allow more pizza, fries and burgers, and fewer fruits and vegetables for students to choose from. The new proposed rule was announced Friday by Brandon Lipps, deputy under secretary for the U.S. …

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