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EPA and Scott Pruitt will stop trying to make you breathe more smog. For now.

The US Environmental Protection Agency and its controversial administrator, Scott Pruitt, have been forced to back down from delaying the implementation of Obama-era regulations designating areas impacted by excessive levels of ground-level ozone, or smog. By Joshua S Hill  Only a day after the EPA was sued by 16 Democratic state attorneys general, Scott Pruitt and […]

August 8th

Ronald Reagan, Environmentalist

Although not generally credited with a strong environmental record, Reagan signed 43 wilderness bills into law designating a net total of 10.6 million acres, and was instrumental in U.S. ratification of the Montreal Protocol — which has dramatically reduced emissions of gases that deplete the upper atmosphere’s protective ozone layer.
This is the first in a series of articles that demonstrate that Conservatism and Conservation really do go hand in hand.
“What is a conservative after all but one who conserves, one who is committed to protecting and holding close the things by which we live…And we want to protect and conserve the land on which we live — our countryside, our rivers and mountains, our plains and meadows and forests. This is our patrimony. This is what we leave to our children. And our great moral responsibility is to leave it to them either as we found it or better than we found it.”

June 14th

Mean Joe Green#2: Things Can ALWAYS Get Worse!

This cartoon was inspired by Bush’s recent intervention to weaken limits of smog-forming ozone in our air. John Walke, the Clean Air director for the National Resources Defense Council, called the intervention an “unprecedented and unlawful act of political interference”. With all due respect Mr. Walke, after the past 7 years unprecedented and unlawful moves […]

March 22nd

Thank You Bush for Weakening Smog Limits

Will we survive George W. Bush’s presidency? Not if you think clean air is necessary for your life and the life of the planet. Last week, Bush overruled the EPA’s efforts to set lower smog-forming ozone limits. Bush actually ordered the agency to increase the limit! According to the Grist, “the EPA set both the […]

March 19th