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A 30-mile canoe trip through Alaska's Tongass National Forest

The Honker Divide Canoe Route draws intrepid travelers through the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest. But the lifting of logging restrictions may indelibly alter its character.
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The Trump administration is reversing nearly 100 environmental rules. Here's the full list

The White House has dismantled major climate and environmental policies focused on clean air, water, wildlife and toxic chemicals. Here’s how it adds up.
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Toxics

Fracking and the election

President Trump has repeatedly and falsely accused the former vice president of planning to ban fracking.

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Climate

A guide to climate change in the 2020 presidential election

The climate crisis has risen as a major concern among voters. The two candidates have profoundly different approaches on energy, public lands and environmental priorities.
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Toxics

Fauci says Trump campaign ad uses his words 'completely out of context'

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci said he wanted the Trump campaign to take down an advertisement that implied that he endorsed the administration’s coronavirus response.
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Toxics

Fracking is Trump's 'Hail Mary' against Biden

President Trump has made fracking a "Hail Mary" attack on Joe Biden in the industrial Midwest, but three weeks before Election Day, it does not seem to be working.
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Climate

Judges hear arguments in President Trump’s biggest climate rollback

Appeals court judges sounded skeptical about the Trump administration's efforts to narrow the scope of the Clean Air Act to limit regulatory action against coal.
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Toxics

Regeneron asks F.D.A. for emergency approval for drug that Trump claimed cured him

The company said that doses of the unproven treatment would be available for 50,000 patients. It’s impossible to know whether it helped the president.
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Toxics

White House blocks new coronavirus vaccine guidelines

The F.D.A. proposed stricter guidelines for emergency approval of a coronavirus vaccine, but the White House chief of staff objected to provisions that would push approval past Election Day.
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Toxics

Judges tell Trump his officials are serving illegally. He does nothing

Three high-ranking administration officials have been found by courts to be working in violation of a 1998 law that governs how a president can appoint temporary officials.
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Toxics

‘The coal industry is back,' Trump proclaimed. It wasn't

The demise of coal-fired power plants in Arizona and Kentucky shows how the president, despite promises to restore jobs, failed to counter the forces decimating the industry.
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Toxics

White House blocked C.D.C. order to keep cruise ships docked

The C.D.C. director wanted a “no sail” order extended until February, a policy that would have upset the tourism industry in the crucial swing state of Florida.
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Climate

A surprise in the presidential debate

The questions Mr. Wallace asked about climate change were pointed and specific, though the answers were less so.

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Toxics

Trump allies say the virus has almost run its course. 'Nonsense,' experts say

The C.D.C. and leading experts have concluded, using different scientific methods, that as many as 90 percent of Americans are still vulnerable to infection.
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Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

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