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EPA: Ethanol hurts the environment

This isn’t a news flash as we’ve long known that the energy poured into growing the corn from which ethanol is derived often is wasted energy. Add the subsidies that farmers enjoy in the politically important corn state of Iowa...

Job changes for EPA officials who questioned Scott Pruitt

(From CNBC) At least five officials at the Environmental Protection Agency, four of them high-ranking, were reassigned or demoted, or requested new jobs in the past year after they raised concerns about the spending and management of the agency’s administrator,...

Trump’s E.P.A. Chemical Safety Nominee Withdraws

Lobbyists becoming regulators is not a good idea. This has been happening for a long lime, long before Trump, and in both parties. Generally it isn’t a good thing. (From The New York Times) President Trump’s nominee to oversee...

Meet Monsanto’s Other Herbicide Problem…

Monstanto is in the running for the world’s most crony company. It has long “partnered” with government. Its alums pepper regulatory Washington. In fact, even the guy who ran Hillary Clinton’s superPAC was a lobbyist for Monsanto.