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A stop sign stands outside the Environmental Protection Agency building on May 24, 2013, in Washington, DC.

EPA Hit With 2 Lawsuits Over Safety Review for Chemicals

Earthjustice is suing the agency for allegedly weakening rules that could keep households safe.

The sun rises over the Kern Oil and Refining Co. refinery on August 12, 2004 near the town of Lamont, southeast of Bakersfield, California.

SCOTUS Denies Industry Bid to Hear Case on Pollution Emission Limit Loophole

The case could have potentially put a loophole back in place that allows polluters to violate emission limits whenever their equipment malfunctioned.

 Black Thunder Mine, one of the world's largest coal mines where much of the coal is federally owned.

Tribal and Environmental Groups Sue Administration for Lifting Coal Leasing Ban

Jenny Harbine, lead attorney on case: “No one voted to pollute our public lands, air or drinking water in the last election.”

Harold Frazier, chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, leaves the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 28, 2017, in Washington, D.C., for an earlier hearing on the court case.

Judge Denies Tribal Request to Halt DAPL on Religious Claims

The developer says oil may start flowing in the pipeline as soon as March 13.

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UPDATE: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Challenges Latest DAPL Move in Court

The tribe has filed a motion to expedite the case before oil starts flowing. 

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Opponents of North Carolina's Hog Industry Call on EPA to Protect Their Health

Organizers have turned to Congress to crack down on rampant pollution.