In our news wrap Tuesday, a group of Democratic and Republican lawmakers say they met behind closed doors last night in hopes of forging a compromise to reopen the government. President Trump met with a group of House Republicans; the…
In our Wednesday news wrap, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will reportedly leave the Justice Department once a new attorney general is confirmed. Rosenstein oversees the special counsel’s Russia investigation and has been attacked by President Trump. Also, Israeli security…
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court is declining to review an environmental ruling written by Brett Kavanaugh in his former role as an appeals court judge.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Trump administration is turning to scientific outliers who argue that a bit of radiation damage is actually good for you — like a little bit of sunlight.
The EPA allowed Pruitt and his team to increase the security detail from six agents to 19 without proving the need, the EPA Office of the Inspector General concluded.
By Amanda Grennell
An EPA report on formaldehyde, more than a decade in the making, still hasn't been released to the public.
The Trump administration unveiled its plan to reverse President Obama's coal pollution rules. The new EPA proposal, called the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, would give states leeway on whether to limit emissions and by how much, and allow older power…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Environmental Protect Agency announced late Monday that acting administrator Andrew Wheeler planned to brief the news media by telephone Tuesday on greenhouse guidelines for states to set performance standards for existing coal-fired power plants.
Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
In a split decision, the court said Thursday that Scott Pruitt, a Republican forced to resign earlier this summer amid ethics scandals, violated federal law by ignoring the conclusions of agency scientists that the pesticide chlorpyrifos is harmful.
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