EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt faces at least 11 investigations for ways he has spent money on travel, security and pay raises for staff. Now the Washington Post and others report that Pruitt's trip to North Africa was arranged by a…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt is announcing the departure of two top aides amid ethics investigations at the agency.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Residents of Guayama, home to Puerto Rico’s only coal-burning power plant for 15 years, have been diagnosed with cancer, heart and respiratory diseases that they fear are related to coal ash exposure. Ivette Feliciano reports on the concerns of Puerto…
By Associated Press
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt concedes he did have some knowledge of big pay raises awarded to two close aides.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Scott Pruitt will testify beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Pruitt is likely to face sharp questions about his spending decisions, and his answers could prove crucial in determining whether he stays atop EPA.
By Michael Biesecker, Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press
EPA special agent Pasquale "Nino" Perrotta performed regular work for National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. during the 2016 election, according to person with knowledge of the company's internal workings.
By Michael Biesecker, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Pruitt said the change, long sought by chemical manufacturers and fossil fuel companies, would increase transparency in the agency's decision-making by requiring all underlying data used in scientific studies to be made publicly available. Critics said the policy shift is…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
The EPA office determined the sweep was "very basic and cursory" and "did not employ the equipment, proper certification, or necessary processes" to be approved by the U.S. government for sensitive facilities.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, April 22, Earth Day raises awareness about plastic pollution, and EPA chief Scott Pruitt comes under scrutiny for past conflicts of interest. Also, why African-American families are increasingly choosing homeschooling. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New…
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