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‘Bottom Fell Out’ of Environmental Prosecutions During Trump Era: Report

In just the first two years of the Trump administration, there was a 70 percent decrease in Clean Water Act prosecutions and a more than 50 percent decrease in Clean Air Act prosecutions, according to a University of Michigan Law School study. The study said Americans are less safe and the environment is “less protected” as a result.

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Does Violence Again Threaten California’s Northern Wildlands?

During the so-called “Redwood Summer” of 1990, a conflict between anti-logging groups and timber companies was marred by violence. Nearly three decades later, even as the state’s pristine forests are threatened by fire, a new environmental battle looms—but this time privately contracted security forces are involved.