Bloomberg Duped: Falsely Reports Trump’s EPA Is ‘Weakening Radiation Safety Levels’

A report that the Trump administration set the allowable level of nuclear radiation 10 times higher than the drinking water standard during the Obama years sent shockwaves through the media, but the report isn’t quite accurate.

Bloomberg reported on a recently-released FAQ document that allegedly set radiation standards at a level many times higher than what the Obama administration recommended for drinking water in the event of a nuclear disaster.

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Outlier Judge Allows Eco-Terrorists To Use Necessity Defense In Pipeline Sabotage Case

A Minnesota judge will allow four anti-pipeline activists who damaged an oil pipeline to present evidence supposedly showing the threat of climate change justified their actions.

Emily Johnston and Annette Klapstein admit they coordinated with Climate Direct Action activists to shut down five oil pipelines that carry tar sands crude from Canada to the U.S. The two activists now have the opportunity to argue the immediate gravity of climate change justified their actions.

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Trump Admin Spending Millions More on ‘Clean Coal’

The Department of Energy (DOE) is pouring $26 million into carbon capture technology to cut emissions from America’s coal and natural gas plants, the agency announced Tuesday.

The funds will go toward projects in the DOE’s Carbon Capture Program “to develop the next generation of advanced CO2 capture concepts” under the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), according to the NETL website.

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Pruitt meets with Grassley, other lawmakers to discuss ethanol

As the Trump administration mulls cuts to the federal mandate known as the Renewable Fuel Standard, Congress’s most vocal biofuels champions are urging the government to change course and instead ramp up support for ethanol.

Sen. Charles Grassley, Iowa Republican and perhaps Congress’s top ethanol backer, and other lawmakers met Tuesday afternoon with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Capitol Hill.

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Puerto Rican Delegate: Trump Has Given Everything We’ve Asked For Regarding Hurricane Relief

CCD Editor’s Note: I’m running this piece because I just came across the most ignorant statement by a climate expert who said Trump’s handling of Puerto Rico was disastrous. This same climate expert has been the object of ridicule and scorn, so it was a bit shocking to see him in the driver’s seat.

Contrary to popular belief, President Trump did not drop the ball in Puerto Rico. Bloomberg did an extensive interview with retired Navy Captain Jerry Hendrix, who is now with the Center for a New American Security, who said there were anticipatory steps that were taken which are not being recognized.

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Veteran Meteorologist Slams German Media For Poor Warnings As Storms Reveal Reporting Incompetence

First, at Twitter here, Swiss high-profile meteorologist Jörg Kachelmann presented a video on how he thinks German public television failed to adequately warn the public of North Sea storm Xavier barreled through northern Germany on October 5.

Swiss meteorologist Jörg Kachelmann says he believes German media (image above) inadequately informed the public of the danger of storm ‘Xavier’. Seven Germans lost their lives to a storm that was “nothing out of the ordinary”. Image: ZDF German Public Television.

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CNN and the Coal Mine Smear

Did you happen to catch CNN’s latest smear?

Anderson Cooper’s show recently featured a “two-part exclusive” that claims Donald Trump’s EPA director had conspired with the CEO of a mining company to “withdraw environmental restrictions” so the company could dig “the largest open pit mine in the world in an extremely sensitive watershed in wild Alaska.”

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The New York Times Embraces Fake Science, Fake Engineering, and Fake Economics

The Oct. 16, 2017, New York Times devotes most of a full page to an editorial promoting “Five Climate Truths Mr. Trump Doesn’t Get.” They even have graphs to supposedly illustrate their five truths.

As someone who has studied climate change and renewable energy I immediately understood that their editorial was very simplistic and does not engage with economic or engineering realities.

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Conservative Legal Group Petitions Court For Anti-Trump AG’s Private Emails

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A conservative legal group filed a lawsuit Tuesday to obtain the private email conversations of one of the attorney generals leading an investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate history.

E&E Legal petitioned the New York Supreme Court for New York AG Eric Schneiderman’s private Gmail account to determine how many lawmen are involved in the Exxon probe. The group specifically wants conversations Schneiderman had with former Vermont AG William Sorrell.

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Conservatives Renew Campaign To Invalidate A Key Pillar Of Obama’s Global Warming Legacy

Conservative scientists and policy experts are continuing their push to get the Trump administration to review a document that served as the legal basis for the Obama administration’s global warming agenda.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a think tank, and the Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) sent letters to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, urging him to consider two petitions to reconsider the so-called “endangerment finding” for greenhouse gases.

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Alarmists use wildfires to push global warming, but fires far worse last century

The fires ravaging California have caused heart-rending devastation.  Forty-one people have lost their lives and damages are now estimated to top $3 billion.

Never ones to let a “serious crisis go to waste,” Green pressure groups are shamelessly attributing the fires to global warming and claiming that this year’s fires ravaged the largest area ever recorded.

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