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The Climate Crisis Is Still a Crisis

If the fate of American democracy is on the ballot in November, so too is the future of the planet.
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Democrats decry 'pandemic of pollution' under Trump's EPA

Democrats on Wednesday blasted the Trump administration's moves to roll back environmental regulations during the coronavirus crisis, with one senator saying a "pandemic of pollution'' has been released.

Trump’s coal pledge could be tested by TVA vote this week
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Trump’s coal pledge could be tested by TVA vote this week

President Donald Trump's vow to save the coal industry will be tested this week when a utility board he appoints weighs whether to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky whose suppliers include a mine owned by one of his campaign donors.

Senate confirms 4 Trump nominees to top environmental posts in last-minute vote
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Senate confirms 4 Trump nominees to top environmental posts in last-minute vote

It's a mixed bag of bureaucrats and industry allies. The confirmations, which received mixed reaction from environmentalists, fill long-vacant roles and save the White House from having to restart the nomination process with a newly sworn-in 116th Congress.

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