29 December 2019
In three years, the administration has diminished the role of science in policymaking while disrupting research projects nationwide. Experts say the effects could be felt for years.
The shift makes it cheaper for some of the wealthiest communities to replenish their beachfronts, which are increasingly under threat from more frequent and intense storms, rising seas and other effects of climate change.
The Interior Department is forcing key staff responsible for environmental reviews to move west as part of the Trump administration's efforts to shrink the number of federal workers based in Washington.
Sweetheart deal to industry comes as extinction crisis accelerates.
The brain-harming metal is discharged directly into the river and carried to it on air currents. Some argue authorities are doing too little to stop both routes of pollution.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
"The scary part is that most people who fish are not aware of these advisories although there are notices with fish and wildlife agencies"