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.

Politics Feb 14

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler addresses staff at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C. Photo by Ting Shen/Reuters
EPA announces plan for dealing with toxic chemicals in water

Under strong pressure from Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it will move ahead this year with a process that could lead to setting a safety threshold for a group of highly toxic chemicals in drinking water.

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