Scott Pruitt was approved Friday by a vote of 52-46, over the strong objections of environmental groups.
By Annie Sneed, Scientific American
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology will likely push reforms that many fear will meddle with the scientific process.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
Republicans voted to send to the full Senate the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
By David Biello
What do we lose when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is gagged?…
By Nsikan Akpan
Water may become unaffordable for a third of American households within the next five years, according to a Michigan State University study.
By Michael Biesecker and John Flesher, Associated Press
The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants, part of a broader communications clampdown within the executive branch.
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
Democrats slammed Scott Pruitt for saying he didn't know the science on toxic lead levels for kids, but in fact there's a robust scientific debate on that.
By Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told senators Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements.
By Michael Biesecker and Tom Krishner, Associated Press
The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it had issued a "notice of violation" to the company that covers about 104,000 vehicles including the 2014 through 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram pickups, all with 3-liter diesel engines.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy announced Tuesday that the German automaker would plead guilty to felony charges.
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