Jayson O'Neill

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April 2, 2020 by

Grand Canyon National Park

Multinational Uranium Mining Corporations Pushing Trump Administration For Favors

Not to be outdone by big oil and coal corporations, two multinational uranium mining corporations sent a letter requesting at least $150 million in taxpayer-fund monies from the Trump administration and the release of the long-delayed Nuclear Fuel Working Group report.

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April 2, 2020 by

Senators Requesting Big Oil Bailouts Received Millions in Big Oil Donations

Senators sent a letter to President Trump’s Interior Secretary David Bernhardt asking the former lobbyist to unilaterally lower already outdated and inadequate royalty rates for domestic oil leaseholders. The Senators have raked in over $14 million in oil and gas donations over their political careers.

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April 1, 2020 by

No fooling, Trump’s EPA to corporations: pollute!

The Trump administration just lifted virtually ALL restrictions on pollution. Spread the word >> Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency just told big oil and coal corporations and other big polluters that […]

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April 1, 2020 by

Corporate Coal Favors Would Benefit Trump and McConnell Donors and Allies

Coal lobby has its hand out to administration littered with former mining industry staff and a Senate majority leader who has taken thousands of their dollars Coal corporations asking for […]

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March 31, 2020 by

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Statement: Trump Unleashing Historic Carbon Pollution During Global Pandemic

Not to be distracted by a global pandemic that is now killing hundreds of Americans each day, President Trump is unleashing what may end up being the largest amount of carbon pollution in world history today. Trump’s actions jeopardize human health and the environment when they’re already at historic risk.

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March 31, 2020 by

Trump Opens Backdoor for Big Oil and Coal Bailout

Big oil and coal corporations continued their pity-party this week after Congressional Democrats blocked efforts to earmark specific taxpayer-funded carve-outs for extractive industries in the CARES Act. President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell left plenty of loopholes and backdoors open for big oil and coal corporations to cash in on billions of tax dollars.

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March 29, 2020 by

National Parks during the coronavirus crisis

Could President Trump and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt do a worse job of managing the coronavirus crisis? They actively encouraged people to flock to national parks — directly contradicting recommendations from health and medical experts. […]

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March 27, 2020 by

Interior to Follow EPA Rollback of Environmental Protections and Regulations for Big Oil and Coal

No End Date Set on Rollbacks  President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency announced major rollbacks of environmental protections and enforcement after big oil and coal lobbyists, extractive corporations, and industry associations […]

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March 25, 2020 by

Joshua Tree National Park

Trump and Bernhardt Silent After Forcing Locals to Triage Risks as Parks Close Across America

A cascade of park closures swept the nation a mere week after President Trump and Interior Secretary Bernhardt announced they would waive national park entrance fees and encouraged visitors and tourism to some of the country’s least medically-equipped areas. Both have remained silent…

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March 24, 2020 by

How Much Will the Trump Administration Give Away to Big Oil?

Big Oil has propped up the Trump administration to the tune of nearly $9 million in donations and now they want a return on their investment. How big and how many environmental rollbacks will be done to shore up the financially unsustainable industry remains a question. President Trump has already raked in some $1.8 million in campaign contributions from…

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