Fossil fuel industries pumped millions into Trump's inauguration, filing shows.

Among the big donors were Chevron, Exxon, BP and Citgo Petroleum, which each gave a half million dollars.

Fossil fuel companies were not big donors to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, but they helped him shatter records in raising money for his inauguration festivities, according to new disclosures filed at the Federal Election Commission.

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The Trump administration's war on science.


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The FDA chief must not be a proxy for industry.

Trump’s pick for the US regulatory agency will bring experience and a clear vision — as well as ties to industry.

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Pentagon grows, while EPA and State Dept. shrink in Trump's budget.

Pentagon Grows, While E.P.A. and State Dept. Shrink in Trump’s Budget

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Trump fiddles while Earth burns.

Trump fiddles while Earth burns: Our view

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Native communities look toward the next battleground after the Dakota Access pipeline.

“Native people will be able to find support within our communities and from allies in the future.”

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A dangerous change of climate in Washington.

PD Editorial: A dangerous change of climate in Washington

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Disengage from the spectacle.

Disengage from the spectacle

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In Washington orchards, hope, anxiety around Trump.

In the Yakima Valley, nestled east of the Cascades, the fruit trees are waking up. Signs along State Highway 24 advertise openings for “piscadores,” or harvesters. At the Doornink Fruit Ranch in Wapato, expert hands prune hundreds of acres of cherry, apricot, pear and apple trees.

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Final notice.

Final Notice

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Trump's assault on climate science will not make America great.

Gutting the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency will leave the US more vulnerable to climate change

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Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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