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[ Trump opens door to stripping park and monument protection ]

Amid a new flurry of executive orders, Trump will direct Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to examine all national monuments designated since the beginning of 1996, presumably with an eye toward shrinking their boundaries and reducing protection.

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[ Pruitt visits East Chicago’s toxic neighborhoods – while slashing funding for lead control, cleanup ]

The hypocrisy hasn’t been lost on community activists who fought for years to try protect East Chicago children from lead poisoning.

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[ This emerging industry is creating American jobs that Trump’s policies will undermine ]

Trump is putting valuable home-grown jobs at risk by rolling back methane reduction policies.

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[ Public health attacks you missed during the Congressional recess ]

More toxic rivers and waterways, more mercury in the air, and more to come.

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[ Another industry-funded lobbyist tapped by Trump? ]

Industry influence in Trump's White House could expand: Kathleen Hartnett White, a lobbyist for a group in large part funded by the energy industry, is being considered for the Director of the Council on Environmental Quality.

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How Do You "Go Green"?

How do you GO GREEN?

Recycle paper, glass, and plastics
Use reusable shopping bags
Conserve water (turn off faucet when brushing teeth, short showers, etc)
Bike or walk instead of driving whenever possible

Green Tip of the Week

Recycle Plastic Bags

  • Hang a bag in your kitchen or pantry to stuff all your plastic bags and film into.
  • Reuse your plastic bags for trash can liners, collecting pet waste, wrapping fragile items when shipping.
  • When you’ve collected too many plastic bags and film, put them in your reusable shopping bag, and they’ll be ready to go to the store with you on your next trip.