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A Cookeville native was recently appointed the chief financial officer for the Environmental Protection Agency.Holly Wheaton Greaves, daughter of Larry and Alice Wheaton of Cookeville, was confirmed …... [Read More]
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CHICAGO: Trying to point out the mistakes, transgressions and failures of the Trump administration is like trying to load frogs into a wheelbarrow. For every one you get, a dozen get away. The latest example comes courtesy of Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency. [Read More]
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Scott Pruitt, who ostensibly runs the Environmental Protection Agency when he's not taking first-class plane trips or speculating that climate change might actually be good, has once again taken to using the Bible to justify parts of his agenda. [Read More]
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Lynda Deschambault knew her career at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had taken a hard turn in July when, she said, her supervisor told her during a performance review to "be as invisible as possible." The next month, she took early retirement. The request, she said, was jarring for a woman who had spent two decades enforcing pollution laws and the cleanup of toxic lands for the EPA's Pacific Southwest region, based in San Francisco. Managing Superfund sites is not a position... [Read More]
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Donald van der Vaart opposed many of the Environmental Protection Agency's actions under Obama, including the Clean Power Plan. [Read More]
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KARACHI: Sindh Water Commission on Saturday expressed its displeasure at the refusal of over 70 factory owners to allow Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) officials from inspecting their pr... [Read More]
News Tribune, Feb. 24, 1978The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday reported that most Americans, including those in three Northeastern Minnesota counties, breathe air that is harmful to their health. The agency identified Carlton, Lake, and St. Louis counties as being in violation of air pollution... [Read More]
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The Obama administration effectively imposed "Prohibition" on U.S. energy and natural resources development through policies meant to address climate change and water protection, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Friday night. [Read More]
A shroud of secrecy has fallen over the Environmental Protection Agency's recordkeeping ever since President Donald Trump appointed Administrator Scott Pruitt, two ethics watchdogs claim in a…... [Read More]
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You've likely heard us talk about our school systems aging bus fleet. The Environmental Protection Agency plans to help some of schools with a new ride that is more environmentally friendly. [Read More]
Following a recent court victory, Connecticut's congressional delegation is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to give the state relief from air pollution caused by a Pennsylvania power plant. Both U.S. senators and all five representatives submitted a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Friday, urging him to grant a petition Connecticut filed in 2016 to enforce federal anti-pollution rules on the coal-burning Brunner Island Steam Electric Station, requiring the plant to reduce its emissions. "It is unacceptable that EPA failed to respond to Connecticut's petition until now - a clear violation of the time... [Read More]
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A study conducted by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) scientists found that communities that are majority-black or poor are disproportionately impacted by air pollution relative to other communities.The ... [Read More]
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Oil for Jesus? Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt claims he relies on the Bible to make policy decisions concerning the environment. [Read More]
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At the 100-day mark of President Trump's administration, Republicans and conservatives hoping for a successful tenure could point to a new Supreme Court justice, a rollback of the last sprint of Team Obama's regulatory zeal, a fusillade of cruise missiles sending a message to Syria's Bashar al-Assad and the beginnings of repeal of anti-free-market rules at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [Read More]
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The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $620,000 to South Carolina to reduce pollution by replacing older diesel-fueled school buses. [Read More]
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Lorain County residents told Ohio Environmental Protection Agency representatives they are against the expansion of a local landfill and noted that current problems of odor, dust and flyaway trash have not been corrected. [Read More]
Encouraging news from the Hocking County Health Department as another $300,000 has been awarded from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to improve septic systems. [Read More]
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If it seems like the Environmental Protection Agency has been in the news more often than usual, well, that's because it has. [Read More]
Former President Richard Nixon, a Republican, created the Environmental Protection Agency. All of our monumental environmental protection laws were passed with true bipartisan support. So why is a large faction of congressional Republicans today so intent on …... [Read More]
BATH: The Revere Local Schools board unanimously voted earlier this week to approve a memorandum of understanding with the city of Akron that could potentially install waterlines to properties along Cleveland-Massillon Road. The lines would extend to the site of current Bath Elementary School at West Bath and Cleveland-Massillon roads — the future site of the district's new intermediate level building. The possibility of water at that site developed in a week, said Revere Treasurer Rick Berdine, after Akron officials contacted the district about the potential for grant funding from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's Drinking Water Assistance Fund.... [Read More]
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