WASHINGTON — The new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus and his own agency.
By PBS NewsHour
EPA chief Scott Pruitt recently promised an aggressive rollback of regulations that had been put in place by former President Obama, and President Trump made good on Pruitt’s promise with an order to dismantle a rule about smaller bodies of…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution.
By Michael Biesecker and Jason Dearen, Associated Press
More than 7,500 pages were released under court order Tuesday evening after an Oklahoma judge ruled that Pruitt had been illegally withholding his correspondence.
Former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt made his first speech as head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, to employees at the EPA's headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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.
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