10 Ways Andrew Wheeler Has Dec...

Jul 15, 2019 by

On July 8, President Trump hosted a White House event to unabashedly tout his truly abysmal environmental record.

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Trump the Environmentalist?

Jul 15, 2019 by

With swing states worried about climate change and toxic algae, the White House is talking green—while still working to strip away environmental protections.

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E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ab...

Jul 15, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to weaken rules that for the past quarter-century have given communities a voice in deciding how much pollution may legally be released by nearby power plants and factories.

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Trump administration to approv...

Jul 12, 2019 by

EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators

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There’s a new EPA air sheriff ...

Jul 1, 2019 by

Out with one EPA official with close ties to big polluters, in with Anne Idsal, a little-known, politically connected Texan with a shaky grasp on climate science.

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Trump’s EPA May Be About to Sc...

Jul 1, 2019 by

The public has until July 1 to comment on the Pebble Mine project. TODAY

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EPA’s air pollution chie...

Jun 26, 2019 by

EPA air pollution chief Bill Wehrum is leaving the Environmental Protection Agency after House Democrats began an investigation into his ties to his old law firm.

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100 times more pollution than ...

Jun 21, 2019 by

The numbers are stunning: Methane pollution from ammonia fertilizer plants is 100 times higher than what the industry reports, and substantially above what the Environmental Protection Agency estimates for all industrial processes in the United States.

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E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to R...

Jun 19, 2019 by

Loading coal at the Spring Creek Mine in southern Montana. The mine’s owner, Cloud Peak Energy, declared bankruptcy in May.

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The bitter legacy of the East ...

Jun 17, 2019 by

Residents of an EPA superfund site have struggled since being pushed out of their homes.

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Big Oil and environmentalists ...

Jun 11, 2019 by

One of the Trump administration’s latest environmental regulatory rollbacks has managed to piss off both Big Oil and environmentalists.

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Fumes from the Petroleum Tanks...

Jun 10, 2019 by

As South Portland, Maine, embarks on an air monitoring program, day care providers, the mayor and our reporter begin the search for answers.

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E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands ...

May 23, 2019 by

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to change the way it calculates the health risks of air pollution, a shift that would make it easier to roll back a key climate change rule because it would result in far fewer predicted deaths from pollution, according to five people with knowledge of the agency’s plans.

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Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly B...

May 22, 2019 by

In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.

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‘Bombshell’ Report...

May 8, 2019 by

“If Administrator Wheeler and the Trump administration won’t act, then Congress must.”

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California and EPA Poised to E...

Apr 16, 2019 by

A little-known program under federal environment law is being used to permit oil and gas companies to inject waste into the state’s aquifers, even as the thirst for groundwater grows.

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US Environmental Protection Ag...

Apr 11, 2019 by

Despite over 10,000 factory farms and almost no Clean Water Act regulation, EPA denies petition to withdraw Iowa’s pollution program.

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Shell to Trump administration:...

Mar 15, 2019 by

When the EPA and the Department of Interior announced plans to scrap Obama-era regulations to curb methane leaks last year, they were transparent about their rationale — they wanted to help the oil and gas industry.

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EPA’s plan to regulate chemica...

Mar 4, 2019 by

Political and social factors, as well as pressure from industry, can lead to wide disparities in exposure, with some communities protected and others left vulnerable.

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Photo essay: The military is p...

Feb 4, 2019 by

But the Pentagon assumes no liability and refuses to pay for cleaning up the contamination it has caused.

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Trump’s EPA Refuses to Limit t...

Feb 4, 2019 by

The Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency does not plan to set a legal limit for two nasty chemicals that lurk in some US drinking water, Politico reported this week. 

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Michigan drops out of lawsuits...

Jan 25, 2019 by

Hey, look: Elections have consequences. New Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has announced that her office will be dropping the state from Republican-pushed lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Lawrence reborn: A polluted mi...

Jan 17, 2019 by

Residents of New England’s former mill towns often feel left behind after manufacturers leave town. But in Lawrence, Mass., locals have refused to let abandoned buildings and polluted landscapes define their future.

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Trump’s EPA Is Undermining New...

Jan 5, 2019 by

Modern life is awash with chemicals. They’re in our work places, our homes, our bedrooms, the clothes we wear, the water we drink, the paint on our walls, the products we clean with.

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Retailers Have Vowed to Stop S...

Dec 14, 2018 by

Methylene chloride fumes can lead to asphyxiation or trigger heart attacks.

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How Climate Change Is Challeng...

Dec 6, 2018 by

Experts say mounting environmental pressures will make people sicker, and that the health-care system will play a major role in averting disaster.

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Trump’s air pollution adviser:...

Oct 25, 2018 by

Last spring, air pollution researchers from around the world gathered to discuss their latest findings. Among them were scientists who led landmark studies linking smog and soot to deadly health problems.

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Trump’s Biggest Attempts to Ro...

Oct 22, 2018 by

Our system is actually set up to prevent what Trump wants to do—which is erase regulation for no good reason.

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It’s Time to Stop Invest...

Jul 16, 2018 by

[Translate] Last week the now-former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, resigned amid a series of ethical...

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Here’s why environmental...

Jul 7, 2018 by

[Translate] Conservationists believe Andrew Wheeler, the acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, may be even...

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