WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The website of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA.gov, is getting a makeover to reflect the views of President Donald Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the agency said on Friday.
Today the Los Angeles Business Council sent an urgent warning to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt that recent efforts to rollback climate change policies, including the Energy Star program, will damage our economy, slow job growth, and put the environment at risk. Show More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency chief has pulled out of a Republican fundraiser after a Democratic senator raised ethics concerns. A spokesman for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday he would … Click to Continue »
CHICAGO ? Fifty-one million jobs, 90 percent of the U.S. freshwater supply and many Superfund sites could be jeopardized if the Environmental Protection Agency closes its Chicago-based Region 5 office. That was the sober but urgent warning...Show More Summary
It may seem ridiculous when looking at the crew now filling the administrative offices of the executive branch, but government employees are not supposed to be partisan. Under the Hatch Act, passed way back in 1939, only the president, vice president, and a handful of others in the executive branch are free to be involved in partisan activities. Show More Summary
EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt has argued that the Paris Agreement on Climate Change is a bad deal for the U.S. because it doesn’t bind China and India. But that implies it could be fixed by imposing the same ruinous terms on developing countries—which would in fact just spread the damage. Show More Summary
Scott Pruitt reportedly urged the National Mining Association to declare its opposition to the Paris agreement.
Scott Pruitt’s EPA was caught up in yet another controversy this week, when rumors began to spread that Pruitt intended to dismantle the EPA’s open data website, ending public access to facts about dangerous chemicals polluting the air, soil and water. Show More Summary
The Trump administration recently started working to dismantle several key policies designed to address climate change. Even though President Donald Trump and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt have long denied and downplayed the threat of climate change, they’ve voiced...
Over 126 million Americans—about 40 percent—live in areas that fail to meet environmental standards.
Coming soon to the West End and Broadway stage: Rex Tillerson, Jeff Sessions, Tom Price and Scott Pruitt. Four key players in President Donald Trump's new administration are central characters … Click to Continue »
DALLAS — Scott Pruitt has emerged as an unusually controversial Environmental Protection Agency administrator, a Cabinet-level position that historically hasn't held the name recognition that other top posts have. As Oklahoma's attorney...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has called himself “an environmentalist” despite proposing a 31% cut to the EPA budget, threatening to pull out of the Paris climate accord, and appointing Scott Pruitt as his chief environmental enforcer–a man with a long...Show More Summary
In an interview last week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) Scott Pruitt said that the United States should “exit” the Paris Agreement—the first time such a high-ranking Trump administration official has so explicitly...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — The man in charge of protecting human health and the environment traveled to one of America’s oldest coal-fired power plants on Thursday, continuing what is shaping up to be a dirty energy tour. Environmental ProtectionShow More Summary
In the past year, lead contamination forced nearly 1,000 people from their homes.
The Environmental Protection Agency is again moving to derail Obama-era regulations aimed at reducing pollution from the fossil fuel industry. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced Wednesday he's issued a 90-day … Click to Contin...
EPA chief Scott Pruitt has launched a new public relations campaign to explain his actions as a “Back to Basics Agenda.” The more accurate title of Pruitt’s campaign would be “Back to Pollution.” It Depends on What the Meaning of the...Show More Summary
The US appears to be getting closer to quitting the Paris climate agreement, with Scott Pruitt, the head of the EPA, saying it’s a bad deal for the country