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US Proposing Easing Rules on Climate-Changing Oil Emissions
  • 29 August 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency's move would be the latest in a series by the administration...
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EPA Restores Broad Use of Pesticide Opposed by Beekeepers
  • 12 July 2019
The announcement makes sulfoxaflor the latest bug- and weed-killer defended by the Trump administration despite...
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Trump EPA Close to Gutting Obama Rule on Coal Power Plants
  • 19 June 2019
Supporters of the revised rule say the Obama-era plan overstepped the EPA's authority.
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Trump EPA Acts to Roll Back Control on Climate-Changing Coal
  • 6 December 2018
Andrew Wheeler signed a proposal to dismantle a 2015 rule that any new coal power...
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Is the EPA Allowing for the Approval of New Asbestos-Containing Products?
  • 10 December 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency will be allowing for potential new uses of asbestos, while limiting...
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Emails Show Cooperation Between EPA and Climate-Change Deniers
  • 27 May 2018
The newly-released emails reveal Environmental Protection Agency officials have worked to organize events and hearings...
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Federal Employees Ordered to Attend Anti-Leaking Classes
  • 21 September 2017
Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory sessions to reinforce compliance with laws...
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Trump Administration Declines to Renew Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisor Appointments The move, which is considered unusual, aims to bring more industry scientists into the EPA’s...
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EPA Web Site Pop-Up Fuels Fears of Open Data Shutdown The Environmental Protection Agency accused the contractor alleging that it would shut down its open...
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EPA Reportedly Eliminates Program Helping Cities Deal With Climate Change
  • 8 April 2017
An unidentified official said that the issue should not be "controlled from inside Washington, D.C."
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Did Obama’s EPA Director Say the Clean Power Plan Would Have ‘No Effect’ on Carbon Emissions? Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum attributed the claim to former EPA head Gina McCarthy during...
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Do Scott Pruitt’s Statements on CO2 and Global Warming Misrepresent Scientific Consensus?
  • 9 March 2017
EPA administrator Pruitt told CNBC that he does not agree that carbon dioxide is "a...
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