Trump Stands By EPA Chief As Probes Into His Conduct ExpandScott Pruitt is facing new and expanded ethics investigations for his handling of taxpayer dollars and possible perks he's gotten as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Trump EPA Expected To Roll Back Auto Gas Mileage StandardsThe Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards that were a pillar in the Obama administration's plans to combat climate change.
Hurricane Harvey's Toxic Aftermath More Impactful Than ThoughtMore than a half-year after floodwaters swamped Houston, the extent of Hurricane Harvey's environmental assault is just beginning to surface.
New Travel Costs Revealed For EPA Head Amid Ongoing ScrutinyEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent more than $120,000 in public funds last summer for a trip to Italy that included a meeting of G-7 ministers and a private tour of the Vatican.
EPA Official: Government Must Plan For Climate ChangeA top manager with the Environmental Protection Agency told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.
EPA Chemical Review Would Exclude Millions Of Tons Of ToxinsSpurred by the chemical industry, President Donald Trump's administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use.
EPA Keeps Scientists From Speaking About Report On ClimateThe Environmental Protection Agency has kept three scientists from appearing at an event in Rhode Island about a report that deals in part with climate change.
EPA Announces $115 Million Cleanup For Houston SiteThe EPA approved a plan to remove sediments laced with highly toxic dioxin from a partially submerged Superfund site near Houston damaged during Hurricane Harvey.
Evidence Of Spills At Toxic Site During Harvey FloodingThe U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped.
Texas Expects EPA To 'Get On Top Of' Toxic Water RiskTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday he expects the Environmental Protection Agency "to get on top" of the threat of possible water contamination.
VW Plots Return To Relevance In U.S. After Diesel ScandalVolkswagen is rolling out its plan for re-selling most of the cars involved in the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal.
Shell, Exxon Say Some Pollution Released As Storm Hit TexasPollutants have been released from refineries operated by Exxon, Shell and other companies as torrential rains damaged storage tanks and other industrial facilities on the Texas Coast.
Germans Arrest Suspect In Volkswagen Case After U.S. ChargesGerman prosecutors said Friday they have arrested a former employee of the Volkswagen unit Audi in connection with the company's diesel scandal.
Emails Reiterate EPA Chief's Ties To Fossil Fuel InterestsNewly obtained emails underscore just how closely EPA chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued the agency he now leads.
EPA Withdraws Obama-Era Request For Data On Oil, Natural GasThe Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing an Obama-era request that oil and natural gas companies provide information on methane emissions at oil and gas operations.