Environmental Protection Agency

environment-policy

The EPA Is Deregulating One of the Most Climate-Destroying Greenhouse Gases

It's the latest move by a Trump administration committed to ignoring climate change.
Brendan O'Connor
8.29.19
tech-science

The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Obama's Historic Climate Change Plan

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been replaced by a new rule that sucks up to fossil fuels.
Sarah Emerson
6.19.19
policy

The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans

In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
Ankita Rao
5.21.19
FRACKING

The EPA Gave Its Website a Pro-Fracking Makeover

A new report from the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative has chronicled the changes the EPA made to its webpage on fracking.
Sarah Emerson
11.16.18
climate change

EPA Submits Proposal to Replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan

The White House just received the EPA’s proposal for replacing the Obama-era climate change rule.
Sarah Emerson
7.11.18
EPA Secretary

Scott Pruitt Is Out and the EPA Is Still Fucked

Scott Pruitt resigned from the EPA today, stepping aside for a Washington insider who fought for coal companies.
Sarah Emerson
7.5.18
Scott Pruitt

Dems want the FBI to investigate Pruitt for trying to get his wife a Chick-fil-A franchise

"We formally request that the FBI open an investigation into Administrator Scott Pruitt’s conduct to assess whether he broke the law," the letter reads.
Alex Lubben
6.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Scott Pruitt Made His Security Team Drive Him on a Quest for Fancy Lotion

What is so great about the Ritz-Carlton's official moisturizer?
River Donaghey
6.7.18
Views My Own

Even Chick-fil-A Got Dragged into Trump's Truly Insane Corruption

Scott Pruitt tried to nab his wife a fast-food franchise—the latest in a series of shameless abuses of power by Trump's EPA boss.
Matt Taylor
6.5.18
Scott Pruitt

Scott Pruitt is the target of no less than 10 federal investigations

Here are the big probes currently roiling Pruitt’s scandal-ridden EPA.
Alex Lubben
4.22.18
EPA

A guy who used to lobby for America’s biggest coal mining company is now No. 2 at the EPA

“I believe that man has an impact on the climate, but what’s not completely understood is what the impact is,” Wheeler once said.
Christianna Silva
4.12.18
Scott Pruitt

Pruitt used four "secret" email addresses including one with an Oklahoma Football handle

Lawmakers are concerned the EPA has been withholding records.
Alexa Liautaud
4.12.18
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