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

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

Greentech MediaWeek 1 of the Trump Presidency: Infrastructure Plans, Budget Cuts, Appointees and MoreGreentech MediaDid 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 ...and more »

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

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

The InterceptA Coalition of Scientists Keeps Watch on the US Government's Climate DataThe InterceptDuring 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 ...and more »

Rating Trump's First Week in Office - Outside Magazine;

Rating Trump's First Week in Office - Outside Magazine

Outside MagazineRating Trump's First Week in OfficeOutside MagazineOn 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 ...and more »

EPA looks for help in agile overhaul - FedScoop;

EPA looks for help in agile overhaul - FedScoop

FedScoopEPA looks for help in agile overhaulFedScoopThe 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 ...and more »

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

Did Scott Pruitt Lie to the Senate?Environmental Working GroupDid 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 ...and more »

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

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

Environment & Energy PublishingWhat's on the chopping block in Trump's budget request?Environment & Energy PublishingBudget 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 ...and more »

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

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

Christian Science MonitorThe confusing, wild world of science under the Trump administrationChristian Science MonitorThis 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 ...and more »

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

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

Environment & Energy PublishingPruitt acknowledges raising money for super PACEnvironment & Energy PublishingOklahoma 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 ...and more »

Trump sparks fears of war on science - The Hill;

Trump sparks fears of war on science - The Hill

The HillTrump sparks fears of war on scienceThe HillScientists 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Conversation USResearch challenges the view that environmental regulators are anti-businessThe Conversation USSara 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 ...and more »

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

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

New York TimesWhat Trump Can and Can't Do to Dismantle Obama's Climate RulesNew York TimesPresident 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 ...and more »

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

Scott Pruitt: Not the “Environmental Protection” Our Environment Or Economy NeedsHuffington PostLike 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 ...and more »

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

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

Washington PostTrump might revisit environmental rules going back decades, transition adviser saysWashington PostThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

USA TODAYAllaying concerns, EPA lifts temporary freeze on grants to statesUSA TODAYWASHINGTON – 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 ...and more »

Clearing the Fog at the EPA - Newsweek;

Clearing the Fog at the EPA - Newsweek

NewsweekClearing the Fog at the EPANewsweekUntil 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 ...and more »

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

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

Environment News ServiceUS Scientists Resist Trump Team 'Case By Case' ReviewEnvironment News ServiceWASHINGTON, 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 ...and more »

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

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

Science News (blog)Trump administration clampdowns on research agencies worry scientistsScience 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.and more »

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

Fight Is On, Scientists vs. TrumpSustainableBusiness.comAfter 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 ...and more »

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

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

New York Daily NewsTrump plans to slash EPA's budget by $1 billionNew York Daily NewsPresident 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.and more »

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

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

Chicago TribuneOfficial: Trump wants to slash EPA workforce, budgetChicago TribuneThis 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 ...and more »