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Coal Is Going Down, Even Without the Clean Power Plan

Last week, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced he will repeal the Obama administration’s regulation to curb power plant carbon emissions, telling…

In the Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Houston EPA Lab Set to Close

Despite the oil spills and threats of leaked chemicals across the Houston region due to flooding during and after Hurricane Harvey, a local…

Floridians: Now is Exactly the Time to Have That Discussion About Climate Change

The Florida director of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy explains what Florida residents should understand about climate change and hurricanes.

Harvey Flooding Potentially Spilled Chemicals at 400+ Water Treatment Plants

Media attention has focused on Hurricane Harvey's impacts on toxic Superfund sites, but hundreds of other facilities are potentially affected.

Arkema Chemical Plant Explosion Shows Downsides to EPA Cuts

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has been having a tough time promoting his plans to cut EPA regulations. First an appeals court squashed his…

Renewable Fuel Standard Ready for an Overhaul?

A coalition of environment groups has urged the federal government to enact more cuts in biofuels production, as they claim the environmental promises…

Hurricane Harvey Demonstrates Critical Value of ‘Big Government’

While companies have a critical part in assisting relief efforts with their supplies, staff and facilities, Hurricane Harvey reminds us the role that…

Since 1970, Air Pollution Down 73%, Economy Tripled

A new EPA report says that since 1970, the combined emissions of six common air pollutants have fallen 73 percent since 1970. Meanwhile,…

Pruitt’s EPA Faltered on Pesticide So Legislators Take Up a Ban

U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico introduced a bill that would ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide some research says has links to learning…

EPA Administrator Met Privately with Dow Chemical CEO Before Reversing Pesticide Ban

The EPA scored much criticism when it reversed a ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos in March. Even low exposure to chlorpyrifos has been…

Koch Bros Sponsor Washington Post Energy Coverage

The Washington Post has been revived thanks to Jeff Bezos, and has been key in the resistance against the Trump Administration. So we…

EPA Seeks Public Comment on Which Environmental Regs to Axe

The EPA is asking for public comment on which environmental regulations to axe at the behest of the Donald Trump White House. But…

This Component of Trump’s Climate Order Could Do the Most Damage

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account…

17 House Republicans Co-Sponsor Climate Action Resolution

Not all GOP politicians are following President Donald Trump's lead. On Wednesday, 17 House Republicans signed a resolution expressing their commitment to “conservative…

EPA’s Environmental Justice Head Resigns as Program Faces Deep Cuts

Mustafa Ali, the Environmental Protection Agency’s chief environmental justice officer, announced his resignation as his office faces deep cuts and even elimination.