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."…
By Michael Biesecker and Sam Hananel, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's administration has asked a federal appeals court to postpone ruling on lawsuits over Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions.
In his first salvo against Obama-era climate policy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order at the Environmental Protection Agency to suspend, rescind or open review more than a half dozen major regulations, in an effort to help the coal,…
One of President Trump's major campaign promises was to roll back his predecessor's plans for coping with climate change, a pledge he began to fulfill by signing an executive order that targets such regulations. Judy Woodruff gets perspective from Sen.
In President Obama's second term, Gina McCarthy essentially led government efforts to curb climate change and its effects. Now President Trump is rolling back those policies. Former EPA administrator McCarthy joins Judy Woodruff to give her reaction to President Trump’s…
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