Environmental Protection Agency

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
4 days ago
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
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
climate change

Scott Pruitt Is Right, Climate Change Is Good… For Rich White Guys

This week, the EPA chief questioned whether climate change is "necessarily a bad thing."
Kate Lunau
2.8.18
Livable Planet

California's Wildfires Could Be the New Normal

The Thomas fire might become the largest in California’s modern history, and others like it will be an all-too-common occurrence unless steps are taken to stop them.
Starre Vartan
12.20.17
Outer Limits

Reclaimed Land

Inside Colorado's Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a former Superfund site that embodies the painful past and uncertain future of nuclear cleanup in America.
Lauren Steele
10.28.17
Hurricane Relief

The Puerto Rican Island the US Military Destroyed Has Been Forgotten After Hurricane Maria

"Currently, people in Vieques are struggling to survive. That needs to be a priority."
Sarah Emerson
10.20.17
Federal Science

EPA Science Advisory Board Nominee: Actually, CO2 Emissions Are Good

“I am sure that many scientists who have lived off of the Global Warming scam are concerned about their future."
Sarah Emerson
9.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The EPA Just Got Rid of a Bunch of Scientists on Its Top Review Board

An agency spokesman said the decision was an effort to make "a clean break with the last administration’s approach."
Drew Schwartz
5.8.17
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