Trump's move will pave the way for this cherished land to be used for mining, oil drilling and other energy industry projects.
"Because of new and legally inventive strategies, Mr. Obama… may well have built firewalls around environmental policies that could hold off his successor."
It appears that although Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection, only Republicans are capable of using the day to perpetuate their anti-environment agenda in service to the Koch brothers.
As the nation commemorates Earth Day 2015 this week with a variety of observances, activities and awareness campaigns, it's the perfect time to renew calls for bipartisan cooperation to address climate change.
To make matters that much worse, the over 2 million gallons of toxic water the oil and gas industry disposes of daily is pumped into the aquifer and poisons the diminishing underground supply at an alarming rate; so much so that well over a hundred (at last count) drinking-water wells have been shut down by state water regulators and the EPA due to oil waste-water contamination.
To ensure that the "right kind of scientists" are doling out advice on environmental protections, Republicans in the House passed legislation to guarantee that oil industry scientists loyal to the Kochs, and not independent scientists, serve on the Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board.
George W. Bush, has made his presence known with two appearances over the past week, and it is likely because the statute of limitations to convict the war criminal are set to expire in two months.
Two Weld County commissioners supporting secession made statements that have a direct correlation to why the state is experiencing a event that is bound become a regular occurrence across America.
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is throwing a fit that the League of Conservation Voters is including him in an ad campaign because he questions the validity of global climate change.
The consequences of Republican deregulation and their weakening of OSHA has been an ongoing threat of death for American workers.
House Republicans praised Exxon and expect Americans to give them a "pat on the back" for saddling taxpayers with the cost of cleaning up their tar spill.
The government Romney and Republicans propose is not business friendly, it is business-owned and operated, and the people are expendable assets.
No other state that's allowed fracking has imposed a moratorium to study environmental and health effects. Can New York use these to ban it?