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Lawsuit Challenges Trump OK of Commercial Fishing in Atlantic Marine Monument

“The Trump administration has been trying to roll back protections of national monuments since early 2017 and open them up to mining, fossil fuel, commercial fishing and other extractive industries. Among the targets in that effort were the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument and the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll Marine National […]

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EPA sued over reapproval of key Roundup chemical

“One lawsuit against the EPA was filed Friday on behalf of the Center for Food Safety (CFS), Beyond Pesticides, the Rural Coalition, Organización en California de Lideres Campesinas, and the Farmworker Association of Florida. “EPA’s half-completed, biased, and unlawful approval sacrifices the health of farmworkers and endangered species at the altar of Monsanto profits,” said  CFS legal

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‘Victory for our oceans’: US court upholds ruling on vast marine monument established by Obama – Raw Story

“Today’s decision is a clear victory for our oceans and for the Atlantic’s only marine national monument,” said Peter Shelley, Senior Counsel at CLF. “This decision upholds protections for one of the most fragile and scientifically important areas in the North Atlantic from destructive activities like oil drilling and industrial fishing. Safeguarding the Northeast Canyons

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Trump Administration Hit With 7 Major Environmental Setbacks In Court In Past Week

“Federal courts across the nation are sending the Trump administration a pretty straightforward message: Stop breaking the law.Michael Wall, NRDC litigation coordinator.” Trump Administration Hit With 7 Major Environmental Setbacks In Court In Past Week But the president’s tightening grip on the courts could change his administration’s fortunes. By Alexander C. Kaufman SWAMP WATCH: The

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Denouncing Trump’s Environmental Impact Review as ‘Illegal,’ Green Groups Vow to Defeat Keystone XL Once More

As the West burns and climate change has accelerated….and oil spills occur on a regular basis at Keystone….. Denouncing Trump’s Environmental Impact Review as ‘Illegal,’ Green Groups Vow to Defeat Keystone XL Once More “Once again, the Trump administration is attempting to take a shortcut around the legally required review process on Keystone XL, putting

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