EPA Proposes to Remove Protections for Alaskan Watershed That Is Home to 30 Native Villages
The agency wants to re-open the discussion on the Pebble Mine Project, which could jeopardize the region’s wild salmon population.
Trump Administration Moves Forward to Remove Protections on Drinking Water
The Clean Water Rule may be killed before it was able to take effect.
WATCH: In East Chicago, Residents Can't Drink Their Water or Play Outside
Soil and water contain dangerous levels of lead and arsenic.
EPA Wants to Extend a Methane Rule Pause From 90 Days to 2 Years
Environmental groups argue it will protect the oil and gas industries while harming residential communities.
3 Environmental Targets of Trump's Proposed Budget
A lead prevention program could end depending on how Congress alters the proposal.
EPA Clears Path for Alaskan Mining Project
The Obama administration blocked the Pebble Mine Project in 2014 out of concern for its impact on waterways and dependent communities.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Puts Climate Change Data Trump's EPA Dumped on His City's Website
“The Trump Administration can attempt to erase decades of work from scientists and federal employees on the reality of climate change, but burying your head in the sand doesn’t erase the problem,” Emanuel said in a statement.
Trump Administration Is Hit With 2 Environmental Lawsuits in 1 Day
Both relate to fossil fuel companies and their restrictions (or lack thereof).
Major Changes Hit the EPA's Climate Change Web Page
A day before the People’ Climate March, the administration decided it was time for an overhaul.
The EPA Reversed a Rule That Would Protect People from Toxic Water
“This is appalling,” said a representative of the Sierra Club.
EPA Set to Lose Key Prevention Programs Under Budget Cuts
According to a leaked internal budget memo, hundreds of jobs will also be cut.
Pruitt Shoots Down Pesticide Ban in First Major Move as EPA Head
There could be serious health consequences for farmworkers, children and surrounding communities in danger of drinking water sources polluted with chlorpyrifos.
State Department's 'Climate Change' Page Dramatically Altered Online
The revision happened within a day of Secretary Rex Tillerson’s confirmation.
Navajo Nation Slams Mining Company for Contaminated Water Disposal
“This is another prime example of environmental racism,” said Leona Morgan of Haul No!, an indigenous-led initiative.
EPA Gives $100M Grant to Flint So It Can Fix Its Water Infrastructure
Yet critics doubt the money can save the city from the president’s proposed cuts to the agency.
A Water Crisis Like Flint's Is Unfolding In East Chicago
The soil and water of this predominantly Black and Latinx city contain dangerous levels of lead.
Climate Scientists to EPA Head: 'We Face Grave Risks' from Climate Change
Thirty experts responded to Scott Pruitt’s assertion that carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to climate change.
EPA Head Says CO2 Isn't Primary Contributor to Climate Change
However, 97 percent of climate scientists agree it is.
Senior EPA Environmental Justice Official Leaves Agency, Joins Hip Hop Caucus
Mustafa Ali has been with the agency for 24 years.
ICYMI: EPA Proposed Budget Cuts Include Eliminating Environmental Justice Office
John Coequyt of the Sierra Club: “To cut the environmental justice program at EPA is just racist.”