'Fixer Upper' Stars Settle With EPA On Lead Paint ViolationsChip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" series, have settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on allegations that they used inadequate protection while removing lead paint during renovations.
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.
U.S. Approves 3 Types Of Genetically Engineered PotatoesThree types of potatoes genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine are safe for the environment and safe to eat, federal officials announced.
GM's Electric Chevy Bolt To Go 238 Miles Per ChargeThe Chevrolet Bolt, General Motors' Tesla-fighting electric hatchback for the masses, will be able to go 238 miles on a single charge.
Feds: EPA Fails To Protect Water From Oilfield ContaminationThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing in its mandate to protect underground drinking water reserves from oilfield contamination, according to a federal review.
Appeals Court: Clean Power Plan Can Proceed Pending ReviewAn appeals panel in Washington on Thursday rebuffed efforts to delay enforcement of President Barack Obama's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions until legal challenges are resolved.
VW Weighs Finances As It Prepares To Present U.S. Engines FixVolkswagen's board is discussing the automaker's future financial strategy in the wake of its emissions-rigging scandal, and was due to present to U.S. authorities later Friday its plan to fix the affected diesel engines.
EPA To Change Diesel Tests To Thwart VW-Like CheatingThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans sweeping changes to the way it tests for diesel emissions after getting duped by clandestine software in Volkswagen cars for seven years.
President Obama Heralds Impact Of Power Plant Greenhouse Gas LimitsCalling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants.
EPA Probe Demands More Texas Water TestingAn investigation has found the U.S. environmental agency was right in 2010 to immediately halt North Texas residents from using water contaminated by explosive methane.
The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On RecyclingFrom the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.