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.
Scandal-Plagued EPA Chief Scott Pruitt ResignsU.S. Environment Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned after a tenure marked with a long list of ethics scandals.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
EPA Declines To Ban Pesticide Found To Do Harm To Children's BrainsEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrifos he gave "regulatory certainty" to thousands of farms relying on the pesticide.
EPA Chief Contradicts Mainstream Scientific Consensus On Global WarmingThe new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency says he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.