EPA Stops Fighting Court Order, Will Find Way To Close Loopholes For Asbestos UsageThe EPA said this week that it is going to work to stop allowing asbestos to be used for any kind of application in the United States.
Citing Rolling Blackouts, EPA Chief Ridicules Newsom's Plan To Ban Sale Of Gas-Powered Cars By 2035On Monday, Wheeler sent Newsom a letter questioning how the state could add millions of electric vehicles despite having “a record of rolling blackouts.”
Accusations Follow EPA's Ouster Of California Regional BossThe Environmental Protection Agency abruptly pushed out its top regional official for California and other points West, touching off an unusual public dispute between the two over the reason why.
Conservation Activists File Petition With EPA Over Plastic Plant Pollution StandardsMembers of several community and environmental organizations announced Tuesday they're calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt stricter air pollution standards for industrial plants that create plastic.
22 States Join California In Challenging Trump Auto Emissions RulesCalifornia on Friday broadened its effort to block the Trump administration from ending its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks.
Trump Unveils New Water Rules For California Amid Endangered Species ConcernsThe Trump administration has unveiled a new plan to govern California's water usage that has alarmed environmental groups for its potential impact on endangered species.
Trump Accuses San Francisco Of Environmental Violations Due To Homeless PopulationPresident Donald Trump says the Environmental Protection Agency will be "putting out a notice" of violations in San Francisco related to its homeless population.
Trump Revoking California's Waiver To Set Stricter Fuel Economy StandardsPresident Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators.
EPA Set To Revoke California's Authority To Set Vehicle StandardsThe Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to revoke California's authority to set vehicle emission standards.
Feds Target California Emissions Deal With Automakers That Bypasses Trump Administration RulesThe U.S. Justice Department and two other federal agencies are moving to dismantle a deal between California and four automakers to abide by emissions and mileage standards tougher that those proposed by the Trump administration.
Official: Trump To Challenge California Mileage StandardA government official says the Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automotive emissions and fuel economy standards.
EPA Won't Approve California Warning Labels For Roundup ChemicalThe Trump administration says it won't approve warning labels for products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California.
9th Circuit Court: EPA Has 90 Days To Justify Use Of Pesticide ChlorpyrifosA San Francisco-based federal appeals court has given the Environmental Protection Agency 90 days to justify why a widely used but dangerous pesticide should stay on the market.
Sidelined Children's Health Official Says EPA Inaction Means "Kids Are Disposable"Making sure children are protected from environmental toxins has been Dr. Ruth Etzel's job at the Environmental Protection Agency.
California Sues EPA Over Suspension Of Truck Pollution RuleCalifornia and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks.