EPA

Scandal Ridden Pruitt Finally Resigns from EPA, Leaving Another Climate Denier in Charge

July 5, 2018

Sierra Club’s Mary Anne Hitt says Pruitt’s long list of scandals is only matched by his long list of attempted environmental rollbacks, and new acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler will advance the same deregulatory agenda

'Poison Papers': US and Canadian Regulators Colluded with Manufacturers of Highly Toxic

‘Poison Papers’: US and Canadian Regulators Colluded with Manufacturers of Highly Toxic

May 3, 2018

Dr. Jonathan Latham explains how the EPA and Canada’s Health Protection Branch concealed fraudulent tests of dangerous pesticides

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's 'Days Are Numbered' for Ethics Violations

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s ‘Days Are Numbered’ for Ethics Violations

April 25, 2018

The ethics violations of Scott Pruitt keep mounting and now he has become too toxic for even the White House, says Todd Paglia, executive director of Stand Earth

Delinquent $13.8 Billion Pipeline Company Receives Minor Fine For Major Oil Spill

March 31, 2018

In the last 12 years, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, who manage one of the largest petroleum pipeline networks in the U.S., has had 61 incidents, 12 of which have been in Indiana, including recent spill of 42,000 gallons of diesel. In the same week they had to pay fine of $300 thousand for spill last year…

EPA Sued for Removing Independent Scientists from its Advisory Board

March 19, 2018

EPA Director Scott Pruitt says that he should be able to choose his own advisors, but Pruitt is giving corporate scientists priority, undermining the public’s health. We speak to Barbara Gottlieb of Physicians for Social Responsibility, the leading plaintiff in the case

Electric Power Companies Top the List of Greenhouse Gas Emitters

March 2, 2018

The top three companies on the newest edition of PERI’s Greenhouse 100 Index are all electric power generators, and they’re responsible for a full five percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, says researcher Michael Ash

Trump’s Budget and Infrastructure Plans Threaten Environment

February 14, 2018

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune says that both proposals will create more pollution and exacerbate climate change, serving fossil fuel donors’ interests at the expense of the environment

Seneca Nation Fights Fracking Wastewater Disposal Plan

February 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is reviewing a proposal to dump 42,000 gallons a day of treated fracking wastewater upstream from Seneca Nation territory

EPA’s Pruitt Pushed Through Directive Favoring Polluters, Lawsuit Says

December 3, 2017

Center for Biological Diversity sues the Environmental Protection Agency over the refusal to release documents regarding a new directive limiting the agency’s ability to settle lawsuits

As U.S. Child Asthma Rates Soar, EPA Fights for Big Coal’s Agenda

December 2, 2017

The Founder and CEO of GreenLatinos, Mark Magana, discusses why he testified at the EPA’s Clean Power Plan repeal hearing and how Latino children are 40% more likely to die from asthma in the U.S.