EPA Delays Chemical Storage Rule, Cites Terrorism FearThe Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals.
Former Oklahoma AG Pruitt's Emails With Energy Firms Turned OverA spokesman for the Oklahoma attorney's office says the agency has gone above and beyond a judge's order to turn over documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt's communications with energy companies.
Senate Confirms Pruitt As EPA AdministratorOklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Friday won Senate confirmation to head the EPA, a federal agency that he repeatedly sued to rein in its reach during the Obama administration.
Workers Remove About One-Fifth Of Iowa Diesel Pipeline SpillAn underground pipeline that runs through multiple Midwestern states has leaked an estimated 138,000 gallons of diesel fuel, according to the company that owns it, Magellan Midstream Partners.
Trump's EPA Pick Says Climate Change Isn't HoaxDonald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both Trump's previous comments and his own past statements.
Sources: U.S. To Allege Fiat Chrysler Cheated On EmissionsThe U.S. government is accusing Fiat Chrysler of violating the Clean Air Act on some of its diesel engines, according to two people briefed on the case.
New EPA Report: Fracking "Can Impact Drinking Water Resources"An EPA report about fracking is reigniting fears over the extraction of oil and gas from rock below the earth.
Trump To Tap Fossil Fuels Booster As EPA ChiefDonald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Pruitt has been a reliable booster of the fossil fuel industry.
DNC Apologizes After Campaign Bus Dumps Raw SewageThe Democratic National Committee has apologized after one of its campaign buses was spotted dumping raw sewage along a road outside Atlanta.
Judge To Hear Objections To $10B Volkswagen Emissions DealA federal judge on Tuesday was set to hear from Volkswagen owners opposed to a $10 billion settlement over the automaker's emissions cheating scandal before he determines if the deal is fair to consumers.
D.C. Appeals Court Set To Hear Clean Power Plan CaseThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is scheduled to hear oral arguments on the Clean Power Plan, which aims to slow climate change by reducing power-plant emissions by one-third.
Whole Foods Reaches $3.5M Environmental Waste SettlementWhole Foods Market Inc. has reached a $3.5 million settlement with regulators over its improper identification or mishandling of hazardous waste at stores.