Showing posts with label Donald Trump. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Donald Trump. Show all posts

Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump extends Puerto Rico disaster aid for 1-3 months

Hurricane Maria
President Donald Trump on Friday authorized an extension of federal benefits to Puerto Rico, because the island still has not fully recovered from Hurricane Maria.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Trump's Budget Plan Sentences US Endangered Species to Death

US Endangered Species
Cuts in US spending for protecting endangered species and preserving critical habitats in President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget could mean extinction for hundreds of threatened species, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a press release on Tuesday.

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Trump plans to expand offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic

offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic
The Trump administration has proposed a controversial plan to open up protected areas in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans for offshore drilling.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Trump signs directive sending US astronauts back to moon and eventually Mars

Trump signs directive
US President Donald Trump on Monday signed his administration's first space policy directive, formally directing the US space agency NASA to send astronauts back to the moon and eventually Mars.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Trump administration sued for allowing ‘unlimited’ dumping of fracking waste into Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico
The Trump administration is being sued by an activist organization for allegedly allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico, without considering the detrimental effect it will have on marine life.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Nations to work on curbing climate change despite Trump

climate change SEA LEVEL
Governments, scientists, industry groups and environmental campaigners are meeting in Germany next week to discuss implementing a global agreement to curb climate change, despite uncertainty over how the United States will figure into the effort.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Trump hints at future talks on Paris climate accord, division still deep

climate change alaska
US President Donald Trump on Thursday hinted a possible change in his position over the Paris climate accord from which he withdrew weeks ago.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

US withdrawal from Paris accord not to change anything: environmental activist

The withdrawal by the United States from the Paris Agreement "will not change anything" on the efficiency of the climate change multi-lateral agreement, a climate justice campaigner said on Wednesday.

Friday, June 02, 2017

Merkel Vows 'More Decisive Action Than Ever' on Climate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after the US pullout from the landmark Paris accord.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Climat: pour Trump, l'accord de Paris n'est pas "légalement contraignant"

Le président américain Donald Trump ne pense pas que l'accord de Paris sur le climat est "légalement contraignant" et s'interroge actuellement sur la façon de le rendre intéressant pour les USA, selon un haut-fonctionnaire à la Maison blanche.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline Leaks before Becoming Operational

A leak in the Dakota Access pipeline at a pump station in South Dakota in early April, sparked outrage as activists have called into question its environmental safety.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump to decide on Paris climate agreement after G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump will not make an announcement on whether or not to pull the country out of the Paris Agreement on climate change until after he returns from the May 26-27 Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy, the White House said Tuesday.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Trump's offshore drilling order legal, backers say

A White House effort to open up offshore areas to oil and gas drilling is in line with the letter of the law, a trade group said in response to a challenge.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Climate protests to mark Trump's 100 days in office

For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out in Washington Saturday to voice concern over climate change in a mass demonstration marking the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Trump Signs Executive Order Directing Review of US Offshore Energy Plan

President Donald Trump signed on Friday a new executive order directing the Department of the Interior to conduct a review of existing plans for offshore energy development.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump publicará un decreto para permitir nuevos pozos de petróleo y gas en alta mar

La orden buscará una revisión de "ciertas regulaciones" y "lugares disponibles" para la exploración de petróleo y gas en aguas estadounidenses, detalla una fuente de la Casa Blanca.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US states and cities to challenge Trump executive order

A coalition of 23 US states and local governments has vowed to challenge in court President Trump's latest Executive Order reversing a raft of President Obama's climate change regulations.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Filing Complaint to Oppose Keystone Pipeline

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier told Sputnik that his group is trying to meet a Monday deadline to file a complaint opposing the US Department of State’s decision to approve a permit for construction of TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Trump administration approves divisive Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the conclusion of the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Dakota Access Pipeline: US Army to allow work on final section

The US Army has been ordered to allow the construction of the final section of a controversial oil pipeline.
North Dakota Senator John Hoeven said the Army Corps of Engineers had been directed to allow work under Lake Oahe, a reservoir on the Missouri River.

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