New York Times

E.P.A. Approved Toxic Chemicals for Fracking a Decade Ago, New Files Show

by New York Times | July 12, 2021
“For much of the past decade, oil companies engaged in drilling and fracking have been allowed to pump into the ground chemicals that, over time, can break down into toxic substances known as PFAS — a class of long-lasting compounds known to pose a threat to people and wildlife ...

Judges Tell Trump His Officials Are Serving Illegally. He Does Nothing.

by New York Times | October 5, 2020
“Holding a job unlawfully is not a reason to be fired in the Trump administration. Last month, a Montana judge ruled that the acting head of the Bureau of Land Management, which holds sway over millions of acres of federal land, should be removed from his position because he was ...

Northern Right Whales Are on the Brink, and Trump Could Be Their Last Hope

by New York Times | July 9, 2020
“Instead of acknowledging these risks and initiating dynamic management in these newly utilized areas, NOAA is entrenched in the old way of doing things, resulting in more right whale injury and mortality,” said Kyla Bennet, science policy director for the Public Employees for ...

SCOTT PRUITT IS CARRYING OUT HIS E.P.A. AGENDA IN SECRET, CRITICS SAY

by New York Times | August 14, 2017
““This is a huge change, and they made it over a few days, with almost no record, no documentation,” Mr. Ruch said, adding, “It wasn’t so much cooking the books, it was throwing out the books.”” Read more . . . Read the PEER story ...