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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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President Trump takes aim at California emission rules, will improve price and safety

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday his move to end California’s authority to institute emission regulations that are stricter than federal rules, a move that comes as the president continues to roll back More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Environmental Aspect: Are Electric Vehicles Really Environmentally Friendly?

The arrival of electric cars has been well-publicized and celebrated, particularly amongst those wealthy enough to buy into the trend. Only a few years after the new models’ introduction to the market, some countries More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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This Day in History: BP Oil leak contained within 20 miles

It was the summer of 2010 and the BP oil spill captivated headlines as the environmental rose month after month. From that report: Academic scientists are challenging the Obama administration’s assertion More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 19th, 2019
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Trump’s executive orders attempts to speed oil and gas pipeline projects

President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders aimed at speeding up oil and gas pipeline permitting, including limiting the ability of activists and states to block key energy projects. Trump signed two More...

By Veselina Dzhingarova On Friday, April 5th, 2019
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Heat Recovery Systems and the Environment: What You Should Know

With all the attention focused on heat recovery systems lately, many people have started to question the impact they have on the environment and whether they’re actually an adequate solution to heating problems More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacks Senate vote on Green New Deal, warns we’ll ‘drink oil in 30 years when all our water is poisoned’

McConnell’s plan got a scathing rebuke from the key author of the movement, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a co-sponsor of the Green New Deal and a progressive star in the Democratic Party. “The Senate More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Trump budget cuts funds for EPA to fund border wall

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget calls for huge reductions in Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department spending in order to pay for wall construction on the U.S.-Mexico border. The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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South Bay Resident, James Lucero Sentenced to 30 Months for Illegal Dumping

James Philip Lucero was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for the unpermitted discharge of pollutants into waters of the United States, including wetlands, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Election 2020: Cory Booker goes on vegan attack of meat, cheese: ‘Planet can’t sustain’

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said the planet “can’t sustain” people eating meat, as the 2020 hopeful aims to become the first vegan president. photo/ donkeyhotey Booker told the vegan magazine VegNews More...

By Guest Author On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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How does pollution affect our planet?

For the past 100 years, humanity produced more pollution than ever together with mass production, industry development and other machines and devices, but also mains of transportation. This concluded in a lot of More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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California to mandate solar power on new homes to ‘reduce the consumption of fossil fuels’

California officially became the first state in the nation mandate solar power on new homes. The California Building Standards Commission voted unanimously to add the requirement Wednesday, putting solar panels More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Natural Gas: An Alternative to Diesel for the American Trucking Industry

Reducing Emissions by Making the Switch Natural gas is an abundant resource available throughout the United States. This hydrocarbon gas mixture, is mostly composed of methane that is taken from natural rock found More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Underground Storage Tank Safety and Monitoring

Facts to Know About Belowground Tanks Underground storage tanks provide an important storage method for many liquid substances. If the underground storage tank houses petroleum or other hazardous substances, Environmental More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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US tops 11.3 million barrels per day for a record high in August, becoming the ‘World’s largest oil producer’

Monthly U.S. oil production hit a record high in August, making the nation the world’s largest oil producer. New numbers from the federal Energy Information Administration show monthly production reached 11.3 More...

By Bobby Kachelries On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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EPA Report: US greenhouse gas emissions drop again despite exit from Paris Accords

Despite President Trump leading the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accords, a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report  showed “overall decreases across sectors and that total U.S. greenhouse gas More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Kamala Harris led 31 Senate lawmakers to call for a push against EPA: Trump’s block to California’s Clean Air Act

Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris led 31 Senate lawmakers in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urging them to extend the public comment period More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Environmental Working Group attacks Judge Brett Kavanaugh over EPA votes: will he keep asbestos legal?

Will a vote for Brett Kavanaugh for the critical swing seat on the Supreme Court be a vote to keep asbestos legal? Many Americans don’t realize it, but despite its well-known health hazards, most uses of asbestos More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Florida: Gov Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven southwest Florida counties because of the effects of red tide, a toxic algae bloom devastating the coast of the Sunshine State. photo donkeyhotey More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Businesses are taking green initiatives to new levels

With environmental problems increasing, awareness has also been spread around and it seems like more companies are directing their attention towards green practices. Having the possibility to be a participant in More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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EPA’s Scott Pruitt resigns, Andrew Wheeler takes over as Trump chimes in

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt resigned from his position on Thursday after coming under intense scrutiny over questions about his ethics. “I have accepted the resignation More...


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