Tracy Stone-Manning, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the next director of the U.S Bureau of Land Management, ran into significant opposition during hearings held to vet her nomination due to her past ties to the eco-terrorist group Earth First!
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun the process of reversing a rule implemented by the agency under the administration of then President Donald Trump, requiring transparency of the scientific and economic justifications of regulations imposed by EPA to limit air pollution.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order late in 2020 setting the lofty goal of making Louisiana carbon-neutral by 2050, and on May 7 Edwards announced Louisiana would be joining the U.S. Climate Alliance.