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Washington state regulators say they can’t move forward with plans to set final limits for a carcinogenic pollutant because of a federal dispute with the Trump administration over what is healthy.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ended an Obama-era drive to regulate a widespread contaminant in drinking water linked to brain damage in infants. The agency rejected warnings that the move will mean lower IQs for an unknown number of American newborns.
The Environmental Protection Agency issued a report Tuesday detailing summertime water temperature problems on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers and assigning significant responsibility to federal dams.
Democrats on Wednesday blasted the Trump administration’s moves to roll back environmental regulations during the coronavirus crisis, with one senator saying a “pandemic of pollution” has been released.
Clean up Lake Coeur d’Alene.
The Supreme Court on Monday made it harder for some Montana landowners to pursue additional cleanup at a Superfund contamination site beyond what the Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to do.
Ten years ago, an oil rig explosion killed 11 workers and unleashed an environmental nightmare in the Gulf of Mexico
That expansion will result in greenhouse gas emissions across the U.S. totaling 990.5 million tons per year by 2025, according to a study by the Environmental Integrity Project.
The 64-year-old activist seeks justice and community engagement at Superfund meetings, tribal gatherings and even from her chemotherapy chair.
An Idaho utility will dismiss its lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency involving relicensing of the company’s hydroelectric project where federally protected fall chinook salmon reproduce.
William Doyle Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the U.S. Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87.
The hearing follows an online webinar in late August, in which the agency laid out its rationale for revisiting a cap on polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, allowable in wastewater. The agency is accepting public comments through Oct. 7 on the proposed revision to the rule.
The Trump administration’s environmental battle with California intensified Tuesday, as the Environmental Protection Agency warned the state that it could lose federal highway funds if it doesn’t clean up its air.
The Trump administration is poised to revoke California’s authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.
The Trump administration plans to revoke an Obama-era regulation that provided federal protection to many U.S. wetlands and streams, according to two Environmental Protection Agency officials with knowledge of the plan.
As a 46-year union member and proud supporter of the Blue-Green Alliance, I’ve never accepted the idea we had to choose between a clean environment and good, family-wage jobs; I believe we can have both. The reaction of our state’s leadership to the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent proposal to reinstate water quality standards that Washington state put in place in 2016, and to now instead support EPA’s more stringent water quality standards that were put in place, is simply not the solution.
Colorado took the unusual step of inviting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to downgrade the air quality rating of the state’s biggest population center, and not everyone thinks that was a good idea.
The Trump administration has instructed companies not to warn customers about products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world’s largest agriculture companies about the potentially cancer-causing chemical.
WASHINGTON – A key architect of the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken federal climate rules is under scrutiny by a federal watchdog for his dealings with industry players who lobbied the government to ease carbon pollution limits. It is the third inquiry into whether Bill Wehrum, who headed the Environmental Protection Agency’s air policy division from November 2017 until last month, violated federal ethics rules.
Government Accountability Office says Trump administration skirted some procedures and ethics rules in remaking the Environmental Protection Agency’s science advisory boards