The Administration’s proposed 2018 federal budget is inadequate. It threatens to undermine the U.S. EPA’s mission, devastate the Agency’s workforce, and endanger public health. Today, contact Congress and urge them to #SaveTheUSEPA.
Government Failing Americans: EPA Must Be Fully Funded and Staffed
Congress and this administration are failing Americans miserably. We have witnessed three severe hurricanes that made landfall on U.S. soil, which created humanitarian crises and required the grave need for recovery.
After the Cuyahoga River burned, Cleveland Mayor Carl Stokes helped put clean water on the nation’s agenda
As we mark this year as the 45th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, the burning Cuyahoga River has been relegated to an urban legend and an historical artifact.
EPA is losing sight of its mission to protect Americans
Hidden deep in EPA’s 2018 budget is a little-known plan by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to stop paying over $25 million to a Justice Department environmental division for work on cases against polluters that his own agency has asked it to file.
White House threatens climate progress
A great deal for consumers and American technological leadership is in jeopardy because of the White House’s antipathy toward government agencies that address climate change.
Infrastructure can’t wait
We are at the height of hurricane season as South Carolinians well know. After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the United States must not only help our sisters and brothers in Texas and Florida, but as a nation, become better prepared for future natural disasters.
The EPA won’t be able to protect anyone without money
The president’s pick to lead the EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Susan Parker Bodine, certainly has a relevant background for her nomination.
Save drinking water in Michigan
Michigan’s clean water infrastructure is failing residents of our state, just as the proposed 2018 budget would dismantle safe drinking water for a few hundred-million citizens nationwide. First and foremost, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is a human health agency.
Get ready for a smoggier, Less Healthy America Thanks to Trump’s Foolhardy Evisceration of the EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency has long been considered one of the world’s leading environmental and human health research organizations. But it is being financially undermined and having its workforce decimated by the Trump administration as it changes the priorities and role science plays.
Protect Those Who Protect US and Fund the EPA
When Rachel Carson published Silent Spring in 1962, she captured the heart of a movement among ordinary citizens concerned about the world in which they found themselves living.
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