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.
EPA Fines East Bay Cities For Allowing Untreated Sewage To Flow Into San Francisco BayThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined East Bay cities and municipal districts almost $400,000 for allowing untreated sewage to enter the Bay.
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 Targets Waiver Letting California Steer Emissions LimitsThe waiver has allowed California to steer the rest of nation toward tougher limits on car and truck emissions that pollute the air and change the climate.
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's EPA Retreats From Reviewing Toxins In Widespread UsePresident Donald Trump’s administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use: millions of tons of asbestos, flame retardants and other toxins.
Trump Administration To End Obama Clean Power PlanThe head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that he will sign a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
Trump EPA Moves To Rescind Obama Plan To Slow Global WarmingThe Trump administration is moving to repeal the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming.
California Attorney General Slaps EPA With Lawsuit Over Pruitt RecordsCalifornia AG Xavier Becerra sues the EPA for failing to provide records he contends could show conflicts of interest by Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Deleted EPA Climate Data Published On San Francisco's WebsiteSF mayor Ed Lee joined mayors from 12 other U.S. cities who had the saved information published to their city's website.
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.