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Trump administration opens millions of acres of California desert to mining

Trump administration opens millions of acres of California desert to mining

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views This could be great news for jobs in California, revenues for government and the promotion of a real economy, built on production of goods and services instead og government jobs. “Zinke’s Interior Department said this week it would allow mining on 1.3 million acres, or more […]

EPA’s gross negligence at Gold King

EPA’s gross negligence at Gold King

Fear-mongering, pollution standards and negligence rules don’t apply when EPA is at fault By Paul Driessen             On August 5, an Environmental Restoration company crew, supervised by US Environmental Protection Agency officials, used an excavator to dig away tons of rock and debris that were blocking the entrance portal of Colorado’s Gold King Mine, which […]

Gold King Mine spill exposes Obama hypocrisy, threatens EPA credibility, critics say

Gold King Mine spill exposes Obama hypocrisy, threatens EPA credibility, critics say

The political fallout from last week’s toxic spill at Colorado’s Gold King Mine intensified Monday, with critics saying the incident has exposed clear hypocrisy within the Obama administration while threatening the credibility of the Environmental Protection Agency at a crucial moment. Rather than express outrage as it has done in the wake of previous environmental […]

EPA takes heat for toxic wastewater spill that turns Colorado river orange

EPA takes heat for toxic wastewater spill that turns Colorado river orange

DENVER – The Environmental Protection Agency is coming under fire in Colorado after accidentally dumping one million gallons of acidic waste into the Las Animas River, turning it bright orange and threatening the community’s water supply. “The irony of this million-gallon toxic spill is rich,” said Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid. “EPA just created its […]