Trump Administration

Our experts and analysts weigh in on the latest developments in the Trump administration.


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Children’s Health Research Centers Protect Our Kids. The EPA Just Defunded Them.

, executive director

The EPA has decided to pull out of a decades-long partnership and stop funding grants to children’s environmental health research centers across the country. Children are not little adults; they are uniquely vulnerable to environmental risks and deserve to be protected from harm. Read more >

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Trump Administration Outdoes Itself on Climate Change Denial, Insists Arctic Warming is Good

, Senior Fellow

Leave it to the Trump administration to detonate the Arctic Council. normally a paragon of congeniality. Read more >

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On Worker Memorial Day: Remember the Fallen and Continue the Fight for Workplace Safety and Health

, executive director

In the US and around the world, Sunday is the one day each year dedicated to recognizing, honoring, and remembering workers who have suffered and have died of work-related injuries and illnesses. It is also the day to renew the fight for workplace safety and health. Read more >

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From Profound Conflicts of Interest to a Blind Eye for Harassment, Barry Myers Is the Wrong Choice for NOAA

, director, Center for Science & Democracy

Myers’ nomination is now approaching a vote on the Senate floor to confirm him as NOAA administrator. NOAA and the nation don’t deserve an unqualified and conflicted nominee that turns a blind eye to sexual harassment. Read more >

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Uncharted Territory: The EPA’s Science Advisors Just Called Out Administrator Wheeler

, Research Director, Center for Science and Democracy

Yesterday the EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) published a letter to Administrator Andrew Wheeler and acknowledged the group has inadequate expertise to conduct an essential review of the health impacts of particulate matter and ozone. We are now in uncharted territory and the EPA is in a tough position. Here are some key highlights from the letter and their implications. Read more >

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