Responding to the Trump administration's move to rollback tailpipe emissions standards, California regulators on Tuesday announced a proposal that would require car manufacturers to continue meeting the state's strict auto-emissions rules.
"All of these incidents that have been a blur for us in terms of the news cycle are going to turn into inquiries," said one expert in government investigations.
The Trump administration will reportedly announce major changes to the nation's fuel efficiency standards for automobiles this week, setting up a battle with California.
A group of chemicals used to develop Teflon, Scotchgard and other protective solutions has now emerged as a far greater menace to our health and environment than previously disclosed, ProPublica reports.
The interim appointment of Andrew Wheeler indicates that Trump’s EPA will maintain its cozy relationship with same corporations it is charged with regulating.
The EPA is putting the interests of Trump’s rich backers above the needs of the American people, says Columbia Prof. Geoffrey Heal.
Even though EPA chief Scott Pruitt has resigned, the root cause of the scandal-ridden cabinet secretary's departure is alive and well in the Oval Office.
President Donald Trump says Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt resigned on his own accord and there was `no final straw."
Wheeler assumes the role without the ethical baggage that defined the tenure of his predecessor, Scott Pruitt.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on who is taking Scott Pruitt's place following his resignation as EPA chief amid numerous ethics investigations.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses why controversial EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigned and what it means for the Environmental Protection Agency.
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was often a decisive vote on issues like climate change and water pollution. Trump now has the power to appoint someone that shares his views on environmental issues, the New York Times reports.
President Donald Trump's proposal to merge the Departments of Education and Labor will most likely fail, the former Deputy Secretary of Labor writes.
A Senate subcommittee on Thursday voiced unanimous support for a measure that called attention to a series of scandals at EPA.
Environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday challenging moves they say weaken protections for rivers, wetlands and other waterways.
Sen. James Inhofe said he's upset by EPA chief Scott Pruitt's behavior and the agency's deputy would be an adequate replacement.
Marlyn Pruitt secured a job with Judicial Crisis Network after her husband, EPA chief Scott Pruitt, had an aide inquire about employment opportunities with Republican donors, the WaPo says.
Trump suggests that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt shoulders some of the blame for the controversies that have engulfed his agency.
Pruitt sought to secure a Chick-fil-A franchise for his wife shortly after taking office, enlisting an agency staffer to approach the fast food chain with the request.
'It's the economy, stupid,' except when it isn't, and this year the strong economy may not save the Republican majority, says former Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu.