Trump Continues to Push Civil Service Reform

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

Ex-Obama EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Head NRDC

Former EPA Chief under the Obama Administration Gina McCarthy is now president and chief executive officer of the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The NRDC has filed numerous lawsuits to prevent the implementation of the Trump Administration’s environmental policies. The group even sued the EPA under the Obama Administration too. The NRDC, along with other… Read More Ex-Obama EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Head NRDC

NRDC Mission Statement Expresses Opposition to Capitalist Countries

More details have come up about the House Natural Resources Committee’s investigation of the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC). According to a blog post at The Heartland Institute, not only are there indications of bias on the part of the environmentalist group, but further review of documents pertaining to the group’s mission potentially sheds light… Read More NRDC Mission Statement Expresses Opposition to Capitalist Countries

Environmentalists Use Sage Grouse to Shut Down Oil Drilling

Two lawsuits filed by environmentalist groups seek to halt drilling for oil and gas on public lands. According to The Washington Times, groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity and the National Resource Defense Council contend that the Trump Administration violated a 2015 agreement made with the Interior Secretary that certain areas of certain… Read More Environmentalists Use Sage Grouse to Shut Down Oil Drilling

Environmentalists: Clean Energy Just as Bad as Dirty Energy

A Maine power company has offered to build a power transmission line so the state of Massachusetts can obtain power from a hydroelectric utility company in Quebec, Canada. This being done to stick to the Massachusetts Republican Governor’s carbon footprint reduction campaign. There is one tiny problem: environmentalists with the Natural Resources Defense Council and… Read More Environmentalists: Clean Energy Just as Bad as Dirty Energy