In our News Wrap Friday, the EPA warned that Hurricane Harvey caused a potentially dangerous chemical spill from a Houston-area Superfund site. The EPA detected high levels of dioxins in the San Jacinto River, which are linked to cancer and…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
It is part of a broader Trump administration order for anti-leaks training at all executive branch agencies. The Associated Press obtained training materials from the hourlong class.
By Michael D. Regan
Environmental advocates question whether a new plan would do too much to protect the very industries behind Superfund sites.
By Michael Biesecker and Tom Krishner, Associated Press
Under the plan, VW owners can either choose to have the emissions systems repaired for free or have the company buy back the vehicles.
By Associated Press
The states say Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt exceeded his legal authority by delaying the new Accidental Release Prevention Requirements until 2019.
By Talia Buford, ProPublica
Facing Trump’s proposals for cutting programs that help minorities and the poor, Democrats scramble to make up for missed opportunities to protect them.
By PBS NewsHour
In the latest move to undermine the scientific consensus on climate change, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has recruited a team of researchers to challenge climate science. Emily Holden, who broke the story for E&E News’s ClimateWire,…
By Michael Biesecker and John Flesher, Associated Press
While President Donald Trump's beliefs about global warming remain something of a mystery, his actions make one thing clear: He doesn't consider it a problem for the federal government to solve.
By Lisa Song, ProPublica
The EPA's Office of Research and Development has been at the front lines of virtually every environmental crisis. The Trump administration wants to cut its funding in half.
By Associated Press
An Environmental Protection Agency spokesman later said Scott Pruitt won't "prejudge" any potential rule-making decisions as "we are trying to restore regulatory sanity to EPA's work."…
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