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@chick_in_kiev
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Talia Lavin
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the Dungeon Dimensions
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i check facts for the new yorker and talk shit for myself. פיה פתחה בחכמה / Женщина — одновременно яблоко и змея.
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From @chick_in_kiev
I've been subscribed to EPA news alerts for over a year now. Since the election, the shift is absolutely nuts. 1/
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(this is a short dumb thread) Pre-election: studious, quotidian stuff re: projects, initiatives etc. Scientific studies.
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Post-election? Mostly press clips praising Pruitt, news of Pruitt's various trips.
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Nearly all praise is about industry-friendliness; nearly all initiatives cooperating with industry.
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Post-election: https://t.co/q8uCEwHUdc
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Post-election: https://t.co/lPgfg6XJsk
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Pre-election: https://t.co/RCLnUD1NQv
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Pre-election: https://t.co/eQl85s1JNb
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From @chick_in_kiev
Even casually, narrowly viewed through news alerts, the picture is one of a dept that has near utterly abdicated its duty to regulate.
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From @chick_in_kiev
Anyway, today the AP wrote about Superfund sites in Texas exposed to floods. "EPA not on scene," they wrote.
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From @chick_in_kiev
The EPA put out a press release calling the AP's reporting "misleading and inaccurate..." https://t.co/lGR0BvEoFi
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From @chick_in_kiev
...while confirming the AP's reporting that they had only remotely monitored sites and not acted on any of them. Th… https://t.co/Kv7EoggMRJ
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From @chick_in_kiev
So not only has the EPA abdicated the duties it has performed for 50 years, it is engaging in political smearing of the press and critics.
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From @chick_in_kiev
This is your government in the era of Trump. /end
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From @chick_in_kiev
Addendum: the @EPA followed up with a personal attack on the AP reporter, w/o citing inaccuracies: https://t.co/bkyLqPRabz
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From @chick_in_kiev
@EPA Addendum to the addendum: this press release has been removed from @EPA site. Here's what it said: https://t.co/gx1h2mnlEd
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@chick_in_kiev @EPA Looks like it's back up at https://t.co/zqlSdfEqIY
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From @chick_in_kiev
@seanhecht @EPA And still citing Breitbart. Unbefuckinglievable.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@chick_in_kiev: I filed complaint w/ EPA OIG about the Breitbart link. File your own complaint & reference mine for max impact.