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.
EPA Settles With Tesla Over Hazardous Waste Violations At Fremont FactoryThe EPA announced an $86,000 settlement with Tesla Motor Co. over hazardous waste violations at the company’s electric car plant in Fremont.
EPA Announces $86,000 Settlement With Tesla For Fremont Plant ViolationsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced an $86,000 settlement with Tesla Motor Co. over hazardous waste violations at the company's electric car plant in Fremont.
Chevron Upgrading Safety After EPA Richmond Refinery Fire Settlement Chevron will spend more than $150 million on safety upgrades throughout its domestic production network as part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA officials announced Tuesday.
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.
Fed Court in S.F. Orders Pesticide Ban, Says EPA Violated LawThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ordered the EPA to remove chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days.
Trump Administration Argues High-Mileage Cars Lead To 'Increased Risk'The Trump administration says people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage, an argument intended to justify freezing Obama-era toughening of fuel standards.
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.
Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuke PowerPres. Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open.
Farmers in Trump Country Protest PruittEmbattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.
E-Mails Show EPA Coordinated with Climate-Change DeniersNewly-released e-mails show senior EPA officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change and touts administrator Scott Pruitt's stewardship of the agency.
EPA Bars AP, CNN From Summit On ContaminantsThe Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday barred the Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
California, 16 Other States Sue EPA Over Plan To Scrap Car Emission StandardsCalifornia and 16 other states have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its plans to scrap gas mileage standards and how much greenhouse gases vehicles can emit, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday.
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.