EPA Reverses Rule That Curbed Power Plants From Releasing Toxins in Communities of Color
Texas won a lawsuit it filed against the government agency.
Flint Residents Get Greenlight to Sue EPA
Thousands have joined a lawsuit that says the federal agency was negligent in its response to the city’s water crisis.
Congress Investigates EPA For Refusing NASA's Help After Hurricane Harvey
The space agency offered to assess air pollution caused by the storm—and was essentially told “No, thank you.”
State and Federal Government Still Resisting Efforts to Save Flint
Government employees allege that higher ups do not want to prevent another water crisis.
Dangerously High Lead Levels Found In Suburban Chicago Homes
Researchers who helped in Flint, Michigan, are now intervening in Illinois.
New Report Details How Poorly The EPA Handled Flint Water Crisis
The EPA’s inspector general says the agency’s passivity worsened a “catastrophic situation.”
EPA, White House Blocked Release of Study on Widespread Water Contamination
Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act show the decision was driven by politics, not health.
#BootPruitt Campaign Aims to Oust EPA Administrator
The Hip Hop Caucus and Green Latinos are two of the organizations working to pressure the administration to fire Scott Pruitt.
EPA Rules That Landfill in Majority Black Alabama Town is Not a Health Hazard
The agency said there was “insufficient evidence” to pursue the civil rights case.
EPA Report Proves That Black Communities More Likely to Breathe Toxic Air
People of color have a 35 percent higher chance of living near emission polluting facilities than their White counterparts—and the number is higher for Black residents.
Trump Administration Has Extensively Removed Climate Change Info From Federal Websites
“Why are these federal agencies putting so much effort into ‘science cleansing’?” asked the authors of a new report.
EPA Cautions There is Raw Sewage in Some Water Sources in Puerto Rico
Upwards of 76,000 residents of the hurricane-devastated island still lack access to clean water.
Report Says EPA More Lenient on Polluters Under President Trump
An investigative analysis by The New York Times finds a steep decrease in enforcement under the Trump administration.
Watch EPA Head Scott Pruitt Damn Us All to Fiery Hell on Earth
He just officially rescinded the Clean Power Plan.
Former Trump Campaign Aide, Non-Scientist Now in Charge of EPA Grants
John Konkus told staff he is watching for the “double C-word,” climate change.
EPA Hit With 2 Lawsuits Over Safety Review for Chemicals
Earthjustice is suing the agency for allegedly weakening rules that could keep households safe.
Former EPA Official Mustafa Ali on Environmental Justice Under the Trump Administration
“They have not yet moved forward on a policy that would be beneficial to low-income communities, communities of color or indigenous populations.”
Former EPA Head on How Trump Should Handle New Climate Change Report
An Obama-era administrator understands why scientists fear the White House’s response to a new study.
Environmental Experts Criticize Trump Administration for Repealing Water Protections
Agricultural economist David Sunding: “I am not normally this dismissive, but this is the worst regulatory analysis I have ever seen.”
READ: Inside the Fight to Advance Environmental Justice in the Time of Trump
A ProPublica article asks if it is too late to save the Office of Environmental Justice, which was created to advocate for climate justice for communities of color.