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.
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.