EPA Chief Pruitt Slammed By Lawmakers As Unfit To Lead AgencyIn a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, Scott Pruitt spent much of his testimony on Thursday before the House Energy and Environment Subcommittee defending himself against a string of ethics controversies that have prompted calls for his ouster.
Report: EPA Chief Pruitt Spent Millions on Security and TravelNew details of EPA chief Scott Pruitt's expansive spending for security and travel have emerged from agency sources and documents and come as he fends off allegations of ethical missteps that have imperiled his job.
EPA To Ease Back Emissions StandardsEnvironmental regulators announced on Monday they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Barack Obama was not appropriate and set standards "too high."
EPA Administrator Pruitt Suggests Climate Change Could Benefit Humans Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt suggested Tuesday that climate change could benefit humans, despite scientific evidence to the contrary.
Trump Administration Hollows Out EPA Science Integrity BoardThe Trump administration will not reappoint half the expert members of a board that advises the Environmental Protection Agency on the integrity of its science.
U.S. Manufacturers, EPA Administrator Target Environmental RegulationsWhen Trump asked industry which federal regulations they found most burdensome, comments flooded in and many pointed to EPA policies.
Air Regulators Vote To Keep Tough California Fuel Standards In Place Through 2025The state Air Resources Board voted unanimously to continue with the standards for 2022 to 2025.
Trump EPA Budget Would Slash Water Quality, Climate Programs, JobsThe Trump administration would slash programs aimed at slowing climate change and improving water safety and air quality, while eliminating thousands of jobs.
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.