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EPA removes climate change information from website

Donald Trump speaks at the podium

Heather Smith

May 7, 2017

President Trump and Administrator Scott Pruitt took down climate change information since they have decided the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) website needs to undergo changes, "which [involve] updating language to reflect the approach of new leadership," according to a news release."That ki...

Trump moves to weaken the clean air and clean water rules

photo shows cliffside beach

Tera Trujillo

March 27, 2017

On Feb. 28, President Trump signed a 14th executive order placing the "Waters of the United States" rule under review.Trump has continued to make decisions that could lead to a reverse of the Clean Air Act, along with opting out of the historical Paris Climate Agreement that would ensure that the United St...

Car makers pressured to build more fuel efficient vehicles

Car makers pressured to build more fuel efficient vehicles

Anthony Carpio

December 7, 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency along with the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed by 2025 that all vehicles made in the U.S. will have a combined fuel efficiency of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. As gas prices rise, the increase in demand for fuel-efficient vehicles by consumers have g...

Zero Waste: Composting at CSUN

Yazmin Cruz

November 2, 2009

A New York Times article "Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None" caught my attention recently. The article is about a new  anti-garbage movement know as Zero Waste. The article cites statistics by the Environmental Protection Agency stating Americans dump 4.6 pounds of garbage per person per day and ...

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