Breaking/Insane: At the behest of the American Petroleum Institute, is *suspending enforcement of all environmental laws* amid #coronavirus. They do "not even reserve EPA's right to act in the event of an imminent threat to public health." #COVID2019
Monsters: "EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus" - indefinitely. Had "been under pressure from a number of industries, including the oil industry, to suspend enforcement of a number of regulations due to the pandemic"
Outrageous. Suspending all environmental regulations indefinitely? This has nothing to do with coronavirus. This has everything to do with protecting Big Business.
“The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a sweeping suspension of its enforcement of environmental laws Thursday, telling companies they would not need to meet environmental standards during the coronavirus outbreak.”
Holy crap this is insane: The Trump administration just waived enforcement of the EPA's environmental rules during the coronavirus pandemic for the indefinite future. Obama's EPA enforcement chief strongly condemned it as an abdication of duty
When the cat's away the mice will play: EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus
Cannot take your eye off these guys for a fucking second
This news is not why "Don't Drink the Water" is trending, but it damn well ought to be.
🚨 The Trump Admin is stopping all enforcement of environmental regulations. They’re using #coronavirus to fulfill their dream of completely neutering EPA. After failing to protect us from the virus, Trump’s just doubling down and poisoning us now.
The American Petroleum Institute got the Environmental Protection Agency to stop enforcing environmental and public health protections indefinitely.
BREAKING: In the midst of a public health crisis, issued a sweeping suspension of its enforcement of environmental laws, giving companies free allowance to pollute our planet. This is unacceptable - we need to #ActOnClimate now.
So this is big. "This EPA statement is essentially a nationwide waiver of environmental rules for the indefinite future."
#WTF “#EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid #coronavirus In a 10-page letter to the EPA earlier this week, the American Petroleum Institute (API) asked for a suspension of rules that require repairing leaky equipment as well as monitoring..”
EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus
EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus
Now this: EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus
ICYMI: In the midst of a public health crisis, the Trump is loosening environmental protections that safeguard our communities. #PeopleOverPolluters
Nothing helps a respiratory epidemic like more pollution.
“This statement is essentially a nationwide waiver of environmental rules for the indefinite future," says Cynthia Giles, who headed EPA’s Office of Enforcement. #COVID19 #ClimateFriday 
A breathtaking example of regulatory capture. Now would be an excellent time for some of the leading firms that are affected to step up and object: this will plausibly create enormous harm – and reputational damage – over the long term...
The Trump Admin's EPA is using the #coronaviruspandemic as a leeway to suspend all environmental protections. This gives polluting industries a pass to disregard the environment. THIS IS NOT OK. #ActOnClimate #ClimateActionNOW
This madness will kill people: The US Environmental Protection Agency issued a sweeping suspension of the enforcement of environmental laws, telling companies it will not “seek penalties for noncompliance with routine monitoring +reporting obligations.”
[endless screaming]
"The Environmental Protection Agency issued sweeping suspension of environmental laws, telling companies they would not need to meet environmental standards during the coronavirus outbreak." EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus
Just in case you care at all about our air and water and land and entire ecosystem of life , imagine what damage will be done over 4 more years of this.
"The American Petroleum Institute (API) asked for a suspension of rules that require repairing leaky equipment as well as monitoring to make sure pollution doesn’t seep into nearby water." via #COVID19
The EPA is bravely taking a stand to ensure polluters can pollute without consequences during this time of pandemic
When I said corporations own the government, this is what I meant. The is abandoning its mission in order to give oil and gas companies a green light to pollute because Donald Trump put a coal lobbyist in charge.
EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus
The EPA is officially turning a blind eye to polluters. We need to watch Trump (and other Republicans) like hawks to make sure they don't use coronavirus as an excuse to promote toxic policies they've always wanted.
Suspending the nation's environmental laws is not the right response for #COVID19 or the economy
US Environment Protection Agency suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus
On a podcast I listened to this am, one of the hosts argued that the pandemic would make help ensure that corporation took over American political institutions and called the shots for everyone. Guess she was right. #CallingBS
This really does demonstrate the utter distain that the current administration has for the environment - The turns it's back on ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Good God. If the virus doesn’t kill you the toxic spills might: EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus | TheHill
"This EPA statement is essentially a nationwide waiver of environmental rules for the indefinite future. It tells companies across the country that they will not face enforcement even if they emit unlawful air and water pollution.” Hello #cancer | TheHill
Trump's EPA uses #Coronavirus as excuse to abdicate its mission. is apparently going to let this continue by throwing the election to Trump.
There is no bottom to the corruption