EPA chief Pruitt met with many corporate execs. Then he made decisions in their favor.

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has met regularly with corporate executives from the automobile, mining and fossil fuel industries  — in several instances shortly before making decisions favorable to those interest groups, according to a copy of his schedule obtained by The Washington Post. There were, by comparison, only two environmental groups and one public…

Interior Desecrator

To no one’s surprise, Zinke has apparently recommended that President Trump shrink four national monuments and open six others to mining, drilling and logging. from Green http://ift.tt/2yvZ6lt via IFTTT

Solar industry roiled by trade ruling that some fear could lead to tariffs

The U.S. solar industry was roiled on Friday by a ruling in a much watched international trade case that industry leaders say could cause immense damage if it leads to new tariffs on imported crystalline silicon solar cells. The bankrupt Georgia-based solar company Suniva joined forces with Oregon-based SolarWorld to petition the U.S. International Trade…