The New Science of Smog

The Wall Street Journal April 8, 2018 Opinion Liberals are claiming that the Trump Administration’s plans to roll back the Obama fuel-mileage rules will increase pollution. Perhaps they should read up on the latest scientific evidence about the sources of air pollution. A recent study in the journal Science traced and measured volatile organic compounds […]

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In His Haste to Roll Back Rules, Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Risks His Agenda

The New York Times April 7, 2018 By Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman` As ethical questions threaten the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, President Trump has defended him with a persuasive conservative argument: Mr. Pruitt is doing a great job at what he was hired to do, roll back regulations. But legal experts and […]

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Trump advisers urge him to leave biofuel reforms to Congress – sources

Reuters March 29, 2018 By Jarrett Renshaw President Donald Trump’s advisers have urged him to leave U.S. biofuels policy reform efforts to Congress, after months of work to broker a quick-fix deal between rival corn and oil industries got bogged down in dispute. The recommendation to back away underscores the difficulty of getting two key […]

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Trump administration preparing list of possible biofuels tweaks: sources

Reuters March 19, 2018 By Jarrett Renshaw The heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Agriculture Department are scheduled to meet on Tuesday to winnow down proposals to lower the cost of the nation’s biofuels policy to oil refiners, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The meeting in Washington marks the latest […]

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