Several broad-reaching historic EPA regulations are being re-written by the Trump administration, weakening regulations which have been safeguards for clean water and air in the U.S. — all in the name of fast-tracking development for industry and the petrochemical companies. Mitch Jones from Food & Water Watch talks about how these proposed rule changes will […]
With over 550,000 active frack mines active in the U.S., causing demand (as well as the price) to be low, the oil industry is working hard with other industries to increase usage, and raise the price. Alison Grass from Food & Water Watch talks with Jan Miyasaki about activities of the industry.
Municipal public water suppliers all over the country are being courted by for-profit water companies, resulting, in some cases, in costs to consumers 59% higher than public water suppliers. The U.N. recommends that public water cost NO MORE than 3% of the household income. Jan speaks with Mary Grant, from Food & Water Watch, about […]
Patty Lovera, Assistant Director of Food & Water Watch, talks about some new EPA proposals which would loosen federal regulations and allow for some chemical levels to be 10x higher than many current states allow.
On February 22nd, Trump nominated Kelly Knight Craft, a million-dollar donor and wife of billionaire coal executive Joe Craft, to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Mitch Jones, Climate and Energy Director at Food & Water Watch, talks about why a climate-denier is the wrong person when the world faces a crisis.
The most recent attacks by the White House on the environment include removing 20% of streams and 50% of wetlands from federal protections. Scott Edwards from Food & Water Watch talks about how these and other assaults on environmental protections are aimed to benefit developers, agribusiness, and petrochemical companies while ignoring the environment.