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New Mexico is teaming up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to explore ways the wastewater that results from oil and gas... [Read More]
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Scott Pruitt is bowing out as chief of the Environmental Protection Agency after months of scandals. He turns the …... [Read More]
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The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday enacted sweeping rollbacks on environmental regulations for coal ash impoundments, a decision that could have significant ramifications for the Little Blue facility in western Beaver County. [Read More]
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In March 2017, coal mogul Bob Murray came to the Washington headquarters of the US Department of Energy for a meeting with Secretary Rick Perry. Also at the table was Andrew Wheeler, who this month became acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency. [Read More]
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In March 2017, coal mogul Bob Murray came to the Washington headquarters of the US Department of Energy for a meeting with Secretary Rick Perry. Also at the table was Andrew Wheeler, who this month became acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency. [Read More]
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A dozen members of Congress received an update Friday on the Flint water crisis. The group, all Democrats, met with city residents and inspected a pipe replacement project on the city's north side. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says they remained committed to helping Flint recover. "It's not just about Flint and water," Pelosi told reporters as she stood next to an open pit where crews were replacing a lead service line. "It's about our responsibilities to each other in our country to make the future better." The Democrats' visit comes a day after the Environmental Protection Agency's Office... [Read More]
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that contaminated material remaining at an East Chicago plant will be removed from the site . The EPA announced the $26.6 million cleanup of the former DuPont site, on Kennedy Avenue in East Chicago, has been finalized. After receiving more than... [Read More]
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A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems nationally and respond more quickly to public health emergencies such as the lead-in-the water crisis in... [Read More]
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Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency were so worried that a fancy desk that their former boss Scott Pruitt had ordered for his office might contain high levels of a known carcinogen that they arranged to set it up in a warehouse and let it air out for a week. The same office suppressed a report on the substance that showed Americans are highly exposed to it. [Read More]
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A federal watchdog is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen oversight of drinking water systems following its response to the Flint water crisis.        ... [Read More]
West Virginia Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito say the state is receiving $1.2 million in funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to battle surface water pollution. A release …... [Read More]
New Mexico is teaming up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to explore ways the wastewater that results from oil and gas operations can be reused or recycled. The state and the federal agency announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding Thursday. Ken McQueen, who oversees New Mexico's Energy, Minerals... [Read More]
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A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of... [Read More]
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A report from the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of the Inspector General strongly criticizes the local, state and federal government's response to the Flint water crisis in 2015 and 2016. [Read More]
Professor Ann Carlson was cited by Mother Jones in a discussion of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and the likelihood that he will not support the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory power. [Read More]
Professor Sean Hecht was quoted in an E&E News article that discussed Massachusetts v. EPA, a landmark climate change ruling by the Supreme Court that gave the Environmental Protection Agency the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. [Read More]
WASHINGTON Feds call for water oversight A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems nationally and respond more quickly to public health emergencies such as the lead in the water crisis in Flint, Mich. In a 74-page report released Thursday, the EPA's inspector general pointed to "oversight lapses" at the federal, state and local levels in the response to Flint's contaminated drinking water. "While oversight authority is vital, its absence can contribute to a catastrophic situation," the inspector general, Arthur Elkins, said FRANKFORT, Ky. Medicaid back for thousands... [Read More]
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A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems nationally and respond more quickly to public health emergencies such as the lead-in-the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. In a 74-page report released Thursday, the EPA's inspector general report pointed to "oversight lapses" at... [Read More]
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A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General said state and federal problems led to the Flint water crisis. [Read More]
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The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $330,000 to Nevada's Division of Public Health and Behavioral Health and Division of Environmental Protection to improve water quality management and pre... [Read More]
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