Researchers established a relatively low cost method that could help countries with limited monitoring capabilities measure particulate pollution in their skies.
A new sampling method uses carbon-14 to single out which carbon dioxide molecules in the atmosphere derive from fossil fuels. The method could help track emissions goals for climate mitigation.
An important Supreme Court case could have major ramifications on the interpretation of the Clean Water Act and environmental protection.
The suit argues that the administration is failing to curb carbon dioxide emissions as required under the Clean Air Act.
Andrew Wheeler brings a new tone and a vow of openness to the agency. However, he plans to pursue the same goal as his predecessor, which could weaken environmental regulations.
With Scott Pruitt’s resignation, EPA deputy administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, takes charge and is likely to continue the same deregulation and antienvironment policies.
In an interview with Eos, Rep. Don Beyer, the second-highest-ranking Democrat on the House Science Committee, details why he calls Pruitt “an embarrassment” to the Trump administration.
The action of the agency, now realigned by the Trump administration, “just begins the battle,” according to environmentalists and others who plan to challenge EPA’s proposed repeal of the rule.
This January, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized mileage standards set in 2012. Now, at the push of the auto industry, EPA and other agencies are going back for another look.
In a case about power plant emissions, arguments focused on whether the Environmental Protection Agency properly interpreted a regulation and on dramatically different cost-benefit analyses.