Journalist Claims State Dept Rescinded Award Because She Criticized Trump

From: ABC News

“Flor De Maria Vega Zapata was awarded for leading a team of environmental enforcement prosecutors in Peru that protects natural resources, biodiversity, and public health. But under the Trump administration, the Environmental Protection Agency’s criminal enforcement has hit a 30-year low, according to the nonprofit watchdog group PEER, or Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. At the same time, the administration has relaxed dozens of environmental restrictions, including logging, coal, oil and gas drilling, methane, fuel efficiency standards, the Endangered Species Act listings, air pollution, and more.”

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