The court’s exclusion of scientists from the environmental rulemaking process comes full circle as the EPA strips federal protections for wetlands.
A revised definition of which waters can be protected from pollution by the federal government ignores established science.
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.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says that dark money funding from the fossil fuel industry and others “has polluted our politics.” Dark money and climate denial “are two sides of the same coin,” he says.
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.
While many states wait for judicial clarity, analysts predict that the move toward clean energy and emissions reductions will continue.
Newly published measurements made downwind of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio coal-burning plants reveal steep, unexpected drops in atmospheric mercury concentrations since 2006.
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.