Week 1 of the Trump Presidency: Infrastructure Plans, Budget Cuts, Appointees and More - Greentech Media

Did you blink? If so, you might have just missed a major piece of news this week. We're just seven days into the Trump presidency and a major shift in U.S. energy policy is already underway. It's been such a whirlwind of a week that it's been tough to ...

A Coalition of Scientists Keeps Watch on the US Government's Climate Data - The Intercept

During Donald Trump's first week in office, a steady stream of electronic signals pointed to upheaval within the agencies that deal with environmental protections and climate change. Via memos leaked to the press, rogue tweets, and unnamed agency ...

Rating Trump's First Week in Office - Outside Magazine

On Tuesday, the president signed executive orders reviving the fates of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images. Almost immediately upon taking office, President Donald Trump has begun fulfilling his ...

EPA looks for help in agile overhaul - FedScoop

The Environmental Protection Agency wants industry's help embedding agile software development practices across its enterprise. The agency is launching a request for information from software contractors whose help it needs building agile development ...

Did Scott Pruitt Lie to the Senate? - Environmental Working Group

Did President Trump's nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency mislead members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee during his confirmation hearing? At a panel discussion this week that Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware, the ...

What's on the chopping block in Trump's budget request? - Environment & Energy Publishing

Budget wish lists from the Heritage Foundation and other conservative groups offer clues into potential agency cuts under President Trump. Photo courtesy of Flickr. President Trump and congressional Republicans are expected to take a hatchet to the ...

The confusing, wild world of science under the Trump administration - Christian Science Monitor

This week has seen federal scientists and park employees go rogue on Twitter amid claims of gag orders and grant freezes by the Trump administration. But looking deeper, Zack found that fear is distorting the situation. There are real concerns but also ...

Pruitt acknowledges raising money for super PAC - Environment & Energy Publishing

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R), nominee to lead U.S. EPA, testified on Capitol Hill last week. Photo courtesy of C-SPAN. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (R), President Trump's pick to run U.S. EPA, acknowledged to senators that he ...

Trump sparks fears of war on science - The Hill

Scientists fear President Trump's first week could preview an aggressive approach toward federal research, citing early orders on climate science and a clampdown on agencies' public communications. Alarmed by his denial of the scientific consensus on ...

Research challenges the view that environmental regulators are anti-business - The Conversation US

Sara Rinfret has received funding from the University of Montana to provide research support to conduct or collect survey responses. And, I recently received a grant from the MT DPHHS to conduct a survey for their agency and write a training plan for ...

What Trump Can and Can't Do to Dismantle Obama's Climate Rules - New York Times

President Trump outside of the Oval Office on Thursday. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump campaigned on sweeping promises to eliminate former President Barack Obama's major environmental regulations ...

Scott Pruitt: Not the “Environmental Protection” Our Environment Or Economy Needs - Huffington Post

Like all Americans, Latinos care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our families. We also care about good jobs and a strong national economy. These are built on the irreplaceable foundations of clean air, clean water, and a healthy natural ...

Trump might revisit environmental rules going back decades, transition adviser says - Washington Post

The new administration may revisit environmental regulations adopted not only by the Obama administration but by previous presidents, according to President Trump's former Environmental Protection Agency transition team leader, Myron Ebell. Ebell, who ...

Allaying concerns, EPA lifts temporary freeze on grants to states - USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency has resumed issuing grants following a brief pause that alarmed state regulators, environmental advocates and congressional lawmakers already concerned the Trump administration would rein in the ...

Clearing the Fog at the EPA - Newsweek

Until this week, the EPA communicated with the public through nine blogs, three discussion forums, 34 Facebook pages, 37 Twitter handles, two Medium accounts, a YouTube channel, a Pinterest page, numerous Widgets, a Wiki site, and Instagram, Flickr ...

US Scientists Resist Trump Team 'Case By Case' Review - Environment News Service

WASHINGTON, DC, January 26, 2017 (ENS) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other government scientists face Trump administration review on a “case by case basis” before they can publish or present their scientific findings, according to the ...

Trump administration clampdowns on research agencies worry scientists - Science News (blog)

COMMUNICATION CHAOS Days of conflicting reports and leaked documents have hit federal agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency hard, leaving scientists worried about access to unbiased scientific information. Skyhobo/iStockphoto. EMail.

Fight Is On, Scientists vs. Trump - SustainableBusiness.com

After the media widely reported the lock-down on environmental and other agencies, the Trump administration is taking it a step further … while publicly denying they took those steps. Any scientific findings by the EPA will “likely face a case-by-case ...

Trump plans to slash EPA's budget by $1 billion - New York Daily News

President Trump walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2107, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto Philadelphia to speak at the Republican Congressional retreat.

Official: Trump wants to slash EPA workforce, budget - Chicago Tribune

This frame grab from video shows Myron Ebell during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington on Jan. 26, 2017. Ebell, the former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency says he expects the ...