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This is an actual letter sent to a man named Ryan DeVries regarding a pond on his property. It was sent by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, State of Michigan. This guy’s response is hilarious, but read the State’s letter before you get to the response letter. Note: This article originally said the state of Pennsylvania when in …

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A Flint official suggested in May that the root cause of last year’s Flint water crisis was that black people refused to pay their water bills, according to a video obtained by a Michigan-based activist group. “Flint has the same problems as Detroit — fucking niggers don’t pay their bills, believe me; I deal with …

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  President Donald Trump will sign several executive orders that will effectively undo a great deal of former President Barack Obama’s efforts to destroy the coal industry in what he deemed was critical to combating climate change. The ultimate goal of the executive order is to put American jobs above environmental protection and tighten the …

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Several Obama administration cabinet members popped up on Saturday at marches in Washington, D.C., against President Donald Trump. Democratic New York Rep. Paul Tonko tweeted a photo of himself standing alongside former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy and colleague Janet McCabe, who was responsible for regulating air and radiation. “Loved sharing a laugh with my friend …

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An unnamed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) source warned that agency employees will leak information about “actions they deem ill-advised or illegal” to environmental groups and the media, Politico reports. The unnamed career staffer, whose identity Politico keeps anonymous, warned EPA employees “who stay to fight actions they deem ill-advised or illegal by quietly providing information …

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President Trump expects to sign up to 200 executive orders Monday, following the first tranche of orders he signed over the weekend. Turning from Obamacare and mortgage deductions, Trump at some point in his first week in office will begin to implement his “America First Energy Plan.” Trump plans to eliminate restrictions on U.S. energy …

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that federal law does not require the agency to pay more damages incurred after a massive toxic water spill in Colorado caused by an agency employee. EPA is not mandated under federal law to repay $1.2 billion to the states affected by the Gold King Mine spill, the …

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This Labor Day, America has 83,000 fewer coal jobs and 400 coal mines than it did when Barack Obama was elected in 2008, showing that the president has followed through on his pledge to “bankrupt” the coal industry. A 2015 study found the coal industry lost 50,000 jobs from 2008 to 2012 during Obama’s first term. During Obama’s second term, the industry …

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