The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed reinstating a legal finding that supports restrictions on the amount of mercury that may be discharged by power plants.
An upcoming federal review of a mining rule could help speed up the process for coalfield residents who file federal complaints about state mining agencies.
CONTACT: Aimee Erickson, Citizens Coal Council, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org Thomas Young, Sierra Club, email@example.com Erin Savage, Appalachian Voices, firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, DC — A coalition of environmental and community groups today brought a challenge to a Trump Administration rule designed to…
President Donald Trump’s administration has made numerous cuts to environmental protections including those for methane emissions, protected waters, light bulb standards, and coal ash storage.
A partial summary of President Donald Trump’s and his administration’s established track record of reducing environmental protections.
The Trump administration reversed its decision to privatize 16 federal job centers and close nine after public and political backlash.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency established new rules for the disposal and storage of toxic coal ash, replacing environmental safeguards put forth by the Obama Administration.
A study found that the Trump Administration’s draft proposal to subsidize floundering coal and nuclear plants for two years could cost between $9.7 billion and $17.2 billion per year.
New guidelines from the Trump Administration alongside a congressional package of nine bills would bring massive changes to the Endangered Species Act.
While the federal budget includes funding for programs like the Appalachian Regional Commission, the bill omitted the RECLAIM Act.