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Republicans Environmental Deregulation

Gluttons for Punishment

Edward Flattau | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green
Edward Flattau

Republican congressional leaders persist in the belief that advancing economic expansion at the expense of environmental protection is a winning strategy. They never learn.

Warning: Drinking Tea Party Rhetoric May Cause Cancer

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

That the Grand Old Party is hostile to environmental regulation is no grand revelation. But the most recent assault on the EPA is, even for Republicans and Tea Party enthusiasts, an unusually reckless and irresponsible attack on reasonable attempts to clean our air.

House Republicans Push Through Looser Environmental Regulations In War On EPA

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans pushed through legislation Friday that gives the states the power to regulate coal ash from power plants as if it...

Michael McAuliff

Erasing The EPA: GOP Strategy Would Roll Back Decades Of Protection

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America's environmental protections are under a sweeping, concerted assault in Congress that could effectively roll back the federal gov...

Republicans Push To Deregulate Environment At State Level

New York Times | http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/16/science/earth/16enviro.html?_r=1&hp | Posted 06.16.2011 | Green

Weeks after he was sworn in as governor of Maine, Paul LePage, a Tea Party favorite, announced a 63-point plan to cut environmental regulations, inclu...