Former German Prime Minister Konrad Adenauer was right: “In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that he did not also limit his stupidity.”
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said Friday that President Trump is living in an “alternative reality” in regards to the situation in Puerto Rico.
After heavy pressure from lawmakers and other stakeholders, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Thursday night sided with pro-ethanol lawmakers and said his agency will abandon many controversial changes to the nation’s ethanol mandate — prompting a top biofuels leader to claim that Mr. Pruitt apparently has had an “epiphany” over the past few days.
The Safari West nature preserve in Northern California has contingency plans for natural disasters — earthquakes, floods or wildfires — that they’ve drilled with three-hours notice. But when Sonoma County police officers arrived Sunday night to warn the staff about approaching wildfires, they were given only 15 minutes to evacuate.
Citing one nominee’s stance on the federal ethanol mandate and another’s supposed ties to Koch Industries, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Illinois Democrat, on Wednesday placed holds on two key nominations for top-level jobs at the Environmental Protection Agency.