Tag Archives: EPA

Three Sides to Every Story

This week’s module includes an intriguing example of one story viewed from three discrete angles. Ryan Standon’s MLive article uses voices of EPA employees, lawmakers, and community members to highlight this EPA lab’s importance in conducting environmental testing and providing jobs. It shows how this proposed cut would hurt the facility, although there is a […]

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EPA & the Trump Administration

In the Washington Times article, Wolfgang calls into question the activities of EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and his collusion with gas companies (Devon Energy) during his tenure as Oklahoma attorney general, coordinating efforts to fight energy regulations imposed by the Obama administration. He then directly compares these efforts to the activities of the EPA under […]

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Press Access & Environmental Coverage in the Trump Era

In the EENews piece, Camille von Kaenel mentions that Rep. Debbie Dingell’s request to tour the EPA’s National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory in Ann Arbor in March, and was originally turned down – with the Lab stating that it had no political chaperones around. The Detroit News article also mentions that Dingell’s first request to visit the […]

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Scott Pruitt Surprisingly Changes EPA Policy Regarding who Can Serve as an Advisor

In an article from the Washington Post , Brady Dennis and Juliet Elperin discuss the recent, unprecedented change that Scott Pruitt, the head administrator for the EPA, made regarding who can serve as an advisor. In articles like these that have political debates at their core, its easy to insert bias into one’s writing while discussing […]

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Revealing the Truth: EPA Uncovers Proper Mileage

When purchasing or leasing a car, people often look at the gas mileage of their vehicle of interest. With rising gas prices, it’s no secret that people want to drive cars that can travel long distances without having to constantly stop to fill up. While saving money is one incentive, a commitment to protecting the […]

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