The Violence of Pollution: The...

Jun 25, 2020 by

The Violence of Pollution: The Injustice of Rolling Back Clean Air Protections

read more

A War Against Climate Science,...

Jun 15, 2020 by

A War Against Climate Science, Waged by Washington’s Rank and File

read more

Restoring Science, Protecting ...

Jun 11, 2020 by

Restoring Science, Protecting the Public: 43 Steps for the Next Presidential Term

read more

With New Manipulation of Benef...

Jun 9, 2020 by

With New Manipulation of Benefit-Cost Analysis, the Trump EPA Attempts to Hide Bodies in the Fine Print

read more

With New Manipulation of Benef...

Jun 5, 2020 by

With New Manipulation of Benefit-Cost Analysis, the Trump EPA Attempts to Hide Bodies in the Fine Print

read more

How Massachusetts v. EPA Force...

Jun 4, 2020 by

How Massachusetts v. EPA Forced the U.S. Government to Take On Climate Change

read more

Trump’s EPA Takes Away State &...

Jun 3, 2020 by

Trump’s EPA Takes Away State & Tribal Rights To Protect Their Own Water

read more

EPA Likely to Approve Mine Tha...

Jun 1, 2020 by

EPA Likely to Approve Mine That Threatens Alaska’s Largest Salmon Hatchery

read more

Pennsylvania regulators promis...

May 26, 2020 by

Pennsylvania regulators promised to keep an eye on polluters during the pandemic. They’re struggling.

read more

A Flawed Process and a Harmful...

May 20, 2020 by

A Flawed Process and a Harmful Outcome: My Comments on the EPA Particulate Pollution Standards

read more

‘Shameful Does Not Even ...

May 15, 2020 by

‘Shameful Does Not Even Begin to Describe’ Trump EPA Decision on Chemical Known to Damage Children’s Brains

read more

Scientists Discovered Trichlor...

May 5, 2020 by

Scientists Discovered Trichloroethylene Causes Fetal Heart Defects, Trump White House Overrode The Findings

read more

Pandemic Masks Further US Envi...

May 1, 2020 by

Pandemic Masks Further US Environmental Deregulation By Trump Administration

read more

E.P.A. Weakens Controls on Mer...

Apr 16, 2020 by

E.P.A. Weakens Controls on Mercury

read more

E.P.A. Threatens Legal Action ...

Apr 6, 2020 by

E.P.A. Threatens Legal Action Against Sellers of Fake Coronavirus Cleaners

read more

Trump’s Environmental Rollback...

Mar 27, 2020 by

Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks Find Opposition Within: Staff Scientists

read more

EPA Proposes Broad Science Res...

Mar 18, 2020 by

EPA Proposes Broad Science Restrictions in Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic

read more

Fertilizer’s Other Dirty Secre...

Jan 29, 2020 by

A common fertilizer can cause explosions. The EPA doesn’t classify it as ‘hazardous.’

read more

E.P.A. Is Letting Cities Dump ...

Jan 24, 2020 by

The Environmental Protection Agency has made it easier for cities to keep dumping raw sewage into rivers by letting them delay or otherwise change federally imposed fixes to their sewer systems, according to interviews with local officials, water utilities and their lobbyists.

read more

Big Oil wants to dump more was...

Jan 22, 2020 by

For more than six months, twin brothers Ronald and Donald Schweitzer have watched large amounts of salty wastewater bubble up from the ground in their wheat field. The “saltwater purge” has killed three trees and several acres of crops on their northwest Oklahoma farm.

read more

The plan to protect the Chesap...

Jan 21, 2020 by

In early January, members of the Chesapeake Bay Commission sat in a gray conference room in Annapolis, Maryland, for a routine meeting.

read more

Ashes to Ashes

Jan 14, 2020 by

A Georgia town welcomed America’s largest coal plant. Now, residents worry it’s contaminating their water.

read more

The move is the latest Trump a...

Jan 13, 2020 by

EPA to ease rules on power plants storing deadly coal ash

read more

EPA Science Advisors Tear Into...

Jan 2, 2020 by

The EPA’s own Science Advisory Board (SAB)—two-thirds of which was appointed by the Trump administration—is the latest group of scientists to come out swinging against a proposal to restrict the use of science in agency decisions.

read more

How Has This Pesticide Not Bee...

Dec 18, 2019 by

Government scientists say chlorpyrifos is unsafe. And yet it’s still in use.

read more

Why (Some) Automakers Are Work...

Dec 2, 2019 by

The Los Angeles Auto Show is just wrapping up, but while my colleague Dave Reichmuth was there getting a sneak peek at what the next couple years have in store, California’s emissions regulators were absent for the first time in 50 years.

read more

60% of Toxic Superfund Sites T...

Nov 19, 2019 by

Hundreds of polluted sites face an increased risk of inundation from sea level rise, flooding exacerbated by global warming, or wildfires, Congress’s watchdog warns.

read more

E.P.A. Weakens Rules Governing...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Monday moved to weaken an Obama-era regulation aimed at limiting the seepage of toxic pollution into water supplies from the ash of coal burning power plants, a change that coal industry leaders say could keep plants open longer and which environmental groups fear will increase the risk of water contamination.

read more

E.P.A. Set to Roll Back Rules ...

Oct 31, 2019 by

The Trump administration is expected to roll back an Obama-era regulation to limit dangerous heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fired power plants, according to two people familiar with the plans.

read more

That 1970s scourge acid rain i...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Starting in the 1970s acid rain turned hundreds of lakes and streams in Adirondack Park in upstate New York so acidic that fish could not survive.

read more