From Gizmodo: EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Says the Bible Teaches Us to ‘Harvest’ ‘Natural Resources’ Like Gas, Oil and Coal

Scott Pruitt, who ostensibly runs the Environmental Protection Agency when he’s not taking first-class plane trips or speculating that climate change might actually be good, has once again taken to using the Bible to justify parts of his agenda.Read …

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From Gizmodo: Fourth Man Confirmed to Have Died in Hunt For the Rocky Mountains’ Possibly Fictional Fenn Treasure

The myth of a treasure hoard hidden somewhere in the Rocky Mountains has lured a fourth person to their death, the BBC reported.Read more…

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From TechCrunch: Pineapple Fund drops $1M on the Sustainable Ocean Alliance and its new accelerator

 Less than a month ago I was happy to be able to write about a new accelerator focused narrowly on technological solutions to problems faced by our oceans — and today the organization behind that accelerator has announced that the mysterious…

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From Gizmodo: Scott Pruitt Says He Had to Spend So Much on First Class Flights Since Backlash to Him Is So ‘Toxic’

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, who either denies climate change or thinks it might be good, actually depending on how he feels that day, has done his very best to decimate the agency’s ranks at the same time he’s spent hundred…

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From Gizmodo: White House Pulls Nominee for Top Environmental Role Who Called Carbon Dioxide the ‘Gas of Life’

Donald Trump’s administration plans to withdraw climate change denier and White House senior environmental adviser Kathleen Hartnett White as its nominee to lead the Council on Environmental Quality, the New York Times reported.Read more…

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From Gizmodo: Trump Administration May Face Lawsuit Over Refusal to Restrict Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

If Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency does not implement restrictions on pesticides advocated in a recent National Marine Fisheries Services report, environmental activists and commercial fisheries hoping to preserve Pacific Northwest sto…

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From Gizmodo: Almost Everyone on the National Park System Advisory Board Quits in Protest of Ryan Zinke

Nine out of 12 sitting members of the Department of the Interior’s National Park System Advisory Board resigned on Monday in protest of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is very fond of having subordinates fly flags in his honor and hang dead animal…

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