Archive for January 27th, 2018

January 27th, 2018 - 5:47 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment

EPA boss backs down on Bristol Bay mine

In a stunning reversal, Trump’s EPA appointee, Scott Pruitt, has backed away from approving the Pebble Mine in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska, home of the world’s largest and most important sockeye salmon fishery. Last year, Pruitt prompted an outcry by deciding to rescind Obama-e[...]

January 27th, 2018 - 5:25 pm § in Donald Trump

Trump ordered aides to smear FBI witnesses against him

“President Donald Trump pressed senior aides last June to devise and carry out a campaign to discredit senior FBI officials after learning that those specific employees were likely to be witnesses against him as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation,” Foreign Policy ma[...]