EPA Funding Reductions Kneecap Environmental Enforcement

EPA Funding Reductions Kneecap Environmental Enforcement

Sea ice has been decreasing in places like Alaska's Becharof National Wildlife Refuge.
Sea ice has been decreasing in places like Alaska’s Becharof National Wildlife Refuge. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Republicans have spent the past two years on the warpath against the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency. As the EPA rolled out an ambitious slate of rules aimed at stopping climate change and curbing power-plant pollution, Republicans on the campaign trail and Capitol Hill slammed the agency as the embodiment of government overreach and so-called “job-killing regulations.”

Despite the outrage, the GOP’s efforts to stop the agency’s agenda haven’t succeeded—all of the many bills to block or delay EPA’s new regulations have failed in Congress. Continue reading “EPA Funding Reductions Kneecap Environmental Enforcement”

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