The quiet dismantling of Obama's environmental legacy.

We talk with The Hill’s Timothy Cama, who bushwhacks his way through the unruly thicket of legislation on Capitol Hill and tracks the steady stream executive orders coming out of the White House.

Ep. 22: The Quiet Dismantling of Obama's Environmental Legacy

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Trump's breathtaking hypocrisy on coal mining.

Trump's Breathtaking Hypocrisy on Coal Mining

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Chad Horwedel

Administration officials meet to develop climate strategy.


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Canada deploys 'multi-pronged' lobbying to counter Trump's EPA cuts.

Canada deploys 'multi-pronged' lobbying to counter Trump's EPA cuts

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Trump increasingly isolated as Nicaragua to sign Paris Agreement.

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has announced that his country will sign the Paris Agreement, leaving only two countries out of the global effort to tackle climate change - the United States and Syria.

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Trump hires campaign workers instead of farm experts at USDA.

President Donald Trump’s appointees to jobs at Agriculture Department headquarters include a long-haul truck driver, a country club cabana attendant and the owner of a scented-candle company.

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Trump’s HUD keeps climate-smart rebuilding guide under wraps.

Just a few months before a pair of blockbuster hurricanes hit Florida and Texas, the Trump administration received detailed guidelines from consultants for factoring climate change into how federal aid is spent.

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The Paris agreement dispute is a distraction. The real battle is playing out in the EPA.

FOR ANYONE WHO’S been following the fate of the United States’ involvement in the Paris agreement, the main question surrounding it recently has been pretty clear: Will he or won’t he?

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14 states: We’re on track to meet Paris climate goals, despite Trump.

As speculation swirled over the White House's position on the landmark Paris climate agreement this week, a trio of determined governors had a few messages for the president.

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Trump nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties.

President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has for years accepted payments for criticizing studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to a review of financial records and his published work by The Associated Press.

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Theresa May speaks out against Trump climate change stance at UN.

Theresa May has issued a veiled warning to Donald Trump, arguing that his plan to withdraw from the Paris climate change treaty ranks alongside North Korea’s nuclear missile tests as a threat to global prosperity and security.

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In monuments report, a skewed view of protections.

In late August, Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke submitted a report detailing the results of his review of 27 national monuments to the White House. Zinke’s suggestions, kept secret at the time, were recently made public by the Washington Post. The report calls for boundary changes at Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah, Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada, and Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, which straddles the border between Oregon and California; and looser restrictions on activities at Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande Del Norte National Monuments, both in New Mexico. It also proposes trims or changes to allowed activities at three marine monuments and one monument in Maine.

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