Science Aug 13

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler addresses staff at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C. Photo by Ting Shen/Reuters
WATCH: Trump’s EPA drops methane emissions rule for oil, gas fields

Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, signed the rollback of the 2016 methane emissions rule in Pittsburgh, in the heart of the nation's most prolific natural gas reservoir and in the premier presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania.

Nation Jun 19

FILE PHOTO: A view of Duke Energy’s Marshall Power Plant in Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, U.S. November 29, 2018. Picture taken November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Keane/File Photo
EPA guts Obama rule on coal power plants

The final Trump administration rule that would replace Obama's Clean Power Plan would give individual states wide discretion to decide whether to require efficiency upgrades at coal-fired power plants.

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