This week in #scipol: Zinke's memo targets ten national monuments, other EPA news, and state governors try to put the Paris Accord into action.
This week: Effects of recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida continue to be felt, President Trump presents nominees for positions at NASA and USDA, one week remains to comment on overtime requirements for the Department of Labor, and more
Conservation and Alternative Energy Several science societies and organizations wrote a letter to Trump endorsing the Clean Water Rule (Ecological Society of America). The wind energy industry is booming in Texas under laws signed by Rick Perry, who is currently the head of the Department of Energy, suggesting that renewable energy may have a positive … Continue reading Weekly Digest – March 6-12
Conservation and Alternative Energy Currently, 20 Texas State Parks and 11 Wildlife Management Areas are actively leasing land for oil and gas drilling. Action: you can help prevent further damage by 1) stopping new leases, 2) supporting the removal of Kelcy Warren from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (he is the CEO of Energy … Continue reading Weekly Digest — Feb 27 – March 5