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Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance

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Thu, 11/16/2017 (All day)

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

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Goodbye science, hello industry

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Mon, 11/06/2017 (All day)

Rigorous, independent research and analysis should undergird everything the government does. Nowhere is that more true than at the Environmental Protection Agency, which crafts and enforces a wide range of regulations aimed at limiting damage to the environment — and to people — from pollutants.

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EPA Replaced Its Top Science Advisers Without Telling Them

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Wed, 11/01/2017 (All day)

The Environmental Protection Agency dismissed its top science counselors without telling them in advance, two of them told HuffPost on Wednesday.

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U.S. report contradicts Trump team: Warming is mostly man-made

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Fri, 11/03/2017 (All day)

A massive U.S. report concludes that the evidence of global warming is stronger than ever, contradicting a favorite talking point of top Trump administration officials, who downplay humans’ role in climate change.

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Under Trump, the lines are drawn for a battle over resources in the West

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Thu, 10/26/2017 (All day)

Signal Peak Energy operates the West’s newest and largest underground coal mine. As recently as 2013, it employed more than 300 people, produced nearly 9 million tons of coal and was helping to revive a regional coal industry that had been dormant for 50 years.