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While the country has been busy dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has moved full speed ahead on rolling back public health protections. Here's a thread 🧵of recent attacks on science by the administration during #COVID19.
The administration moved forward with removing protections from the #CleanWaterAct. The change will remove protections from half of the nation’s wetlands and nearly 20% of streams.
In the middle of the #coronavirus pandemic, the EPA has moved to restrict the types of research that can be used in policymaking. The proposal would rule out important scientific papers from being considered.
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Let's unpack Republican @RepBrianFitz #NationalChildHealthDay tweet. Let's look at these @GOP policies and rule changes that will affect the health of our children and grandchildren

Note➡ he constantly refers to himself as The #DefenderOfChildren 🙄


@RepBrianFitz has remained SILENT as Trump begins to roll back the Obama era #CleanWaterAct

This is especially troublesome as our district #PA01 has a tremendous #PFAS contamination problem.

Our kids deserve clean water


@RepBrianFitz has remained SILENT as babies are ripped from their Mother's at our border and children are seperated.

Children have died in custody

@RepBrianFitz voted against providing humanitarian assistance for detained children. HR-3239


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In a huge victory for State's Rights and the Rule of Law the Trump Admin Announces Repeal of Obama's Lawless Waters of the United States Rule.
#CleanWaterRule #CleanWaterAct…
Trump Admin listed four reasons why WOTUS is correctly being repealed. The primary reason is the blatant disregard for the very law it is supposed to uphold and enforce. U.S. Law. 33 U.S. Code § 1251 section 101(b)
Clean Waters Act
33 U.S. Code § 1251 section 101(b)
(b)Congressional recognition, preservation, and protection of primary responsibilities and rights of States.…
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Week of July 30, 2018
1. Las Cruces Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges.

#childpornography #projectsafechildhood #ICAC #NewMexico…
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This Republican control over all parts of our government defies comparison. On second thought, it feels like a Biblical punishment..Remember the 10 Plagues of Egypt?
#RepublicanPlague #CrimesAgainstHumanity #RiseUp
First, the waters of the land of Egypt were to be turned into blood....
The Clean Water Rule protected smaller bodies of water, like streams and wetlands, from discharges of all kinds of pollutants. But not anymore: #RepublicanPlague #CleanWaterAct
The EPA has delayed implementation for 2 years as the agency “clarifies” (read: eliminates)the rule.The decision is a clear gift to industrial polluters who loudly protested the reg in 2015 & GOP lawmakers who have falsely claimed the rule regulates “puddles on private property.” Large freighter ship spilled red and yellow toxic sludge into waterway. People in small boats float on the spill.
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