Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt To Lead EPAThe Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
As Democrats Boycott, GOP Senators Move Trump's EPA Pick AheadRepublicans suspended Senate committee rules Thursday to muscle President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency toward confirmation.
Official: Trump Wants To Slash EPA Workforce, Budget The former head of President Donald Trump's transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts.
Trump Administration Seeks To Review EPA Studies, Data Before ReleaseThe Trump administration is mandating that any studies or data from scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency undergo review by political appointees before they can be released to the public.
Trump Administration Orders Media Blackout At EPAThe Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants.
SF Renewable Fuel Company To Pay $27 Million For Fed Export ViolationsThe Justice Department and EPA said S.F.-based Chemoil exported 48 million gallons of bio-diesel from 2011 to 2013, but failed to follow EPA rules.
Obama Set To Ink New Federal Safety Standards For Asbestos, Dangerous ChemicalsA bill that Congress sent President Obama would set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals, including formaldehyde, styrene and BPA.
U.S. Sues Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi For Cheating On Emissions TestsThe U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi for violating the Clean Air Act on Monday.
EPA Considers Ban On Pesticide That Sickens Farmworkers, Infants, Threatens WildlifeThe EPA may ban the use of chlorpyrifos, a widely used insecticide that is sprayed on a variety of crops including oranges, apples, cherries, grapes, broccoli and asparagus.
Volkswagen CEO Steps Down, Takes Responsibility For Emissions-Scandal, Admits No WrongdoingVolkswagen's CEO Martin Winterkorn has stepped following the EPA discovery that stealth software makes VW's 2009-2015 2.0-liter diesel engine cars run cleaner during emissions tests than in actual driving.
Volkswagen To Fix 500,000 Diesel Cars After EPA Discovers Automaker Rigged Emissions TestsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of getting around U.S. clean air rules -- rigging emissions tests for about 500,000 diesel cars. In response, Volkswagen has halted the sale of some vehicles in the U.S.
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