Almost since his first term began, President Trump has made numerous efforts to change federal civil service employment rules that will make it easier to fire certain federal employees. Last week, the president issued a new executive order that would strip mid-level or political appointees of certain employment protections, essentially making their employment at-will. This… Read More Trump Continues to Push Civil Service Reform
The Daily Caller caught up with EPA head Andrew Wheeler at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) earlier this month and discussed a variety of issues including the agency’s use of secret science. This would allow the EPA to use non-public scientific information when the agency is culminating and even justifying its environmental rules. Mr.… Read More EPA Head to Keep “Secret Science” Out of Agency
Obama’s EPA claimed that any exposure to 2.5 parts per million would kill people within hours. They then stuck people in a gas chamber with incredibly high concentrations of PM 2.5. Did Obama’s EPA try to kill people to justify burdensome regulations? Steve Milloy, founder of JunkScience.com, blows open this massive ethical dilemma.
Environmentalists and mainstream media finally got their wish. The New York Times reports EPA head Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday citing unrelenting attacks on me personally as the primary reason for his stepping down. Despite the many scandals that clouded his leadership, the victory lap the political Left and media are performing for taking Scott Pruitt… Read More Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire at the EPA
Some welcome news via an editorial issued by The Wall Street Journal. Barack Obama’s EPA hyped the cost-benefit analysis of its proposed rules while downplaying their overall impact on the economy. By doing so, EPA bureaucrats would push through almost 600 new mandates a year, imposing the highest regulatory costs of any federal agency. Thankfully,… Read More Obama EPA Hyped Cost-Benefit Numbers to Justify Regulations
Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt is the subject of a vicious slander campaign being orchestrated by confidants of former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton in conjunction with the environmentalist groups such as the League of Conservation Voters and the Environmental Defense Fund. Pruitt is doing a remarkable job of cleaning out the corruption… Read More EPA Head Scott Pruitt’s Solid Interview With Ed Henry
For almost twenty five years the EPA and university researchers paid by the bureaucracy have been keeping scientific data used to justify new regulations from Congress and the public. During the Obama Presidency, the EPA relied on secret research as justification to issue draconian air quality rules that nearly destroyed the coal industry in the… Read More EPA Head to Expose “Secret Science” Used to Destroy Coal Industry
Holdovers from the Obama Administration in the Environmental Protections Agency are doing their utmost to undermine efforts by the President Donald Trump to reform the bureaucracy. For the most part, unfortunately, it seems that they are mostly succeeding. For example, according to a report issued by the Competitive Enterprise Institute a few days ago, the… Read More Obama Holdovers Work to Undermine EPA Reforms
The Washington Post states that the Environmental Protection Agency has released a detailed proposal to slash 25 percent of its staff, and cut almost 60 programs that include pesticide safety, controlling water runoff and environmental coordination with Canada and Mexico as part of the NAFTA treaty. The plan was ordered by President Trump’s Office of… Read More EPA proposes deep cuts to agency staff and programs
Some shocking allegations by UK Telegraph columnist James Dellingpole. According to an op-ed he wrote that is posted at Breitbart, President Trump’s head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Bob Pruitt, is more interested in building his political capital than he is about cleaning up the corruption at the EPA. Pruitt is also said to be… Read More EPA head Scott Pruitt won’t drain agency swamp?
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