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.

Health May 22

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington. Photo by Ting Shen/Reuters
Children’s health research at risk over lack of EPA funding

Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the EPA will not commit to their continued funding.

Nation Feb 26

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington. Photo by Ting Shen/Reuters
EPA defends drop in penalties for polluters

Assistant EPA administrator Susan Bodine testified before Congress on Tuesday in the first oversight hearing on EPA since Democrats reclaimed the House majority last month.

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