The Coast Guard has ordered Taylor Energy Company to contain and clean up the spill, which has leaked more than a million barrels of oil since 2004, or face fines of $40,000 per day. The order, issued Oct. 23, came one day after The Washington Post reported that the ongoing spill verged on becoming one of the worst offshore disasters in U.S. history.

It's all about climate change.

“I intend to focus on my family, fight these unfounded accusations and ultimately clear my name," Trey Glenn wrote in a resignation letter.

Meet David Bernhardt.

‘The man behind the curtain’: David Bernhardt pushes Trump’s agenda at Interior Department

During a Medal of Freedom ceremony Friday, President Trump announced that he would nominate Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to head the agency. The move elevates a former lobbyist and longtime Capitol Hill staffer, who has avoided the missteps of his predecessor, Scott Pruitt.

Trey Glenn has been the agency’s Region 4 director since last year.

Ryan Zinke will be on the hot seat.

Environmental oversight will be a key priority for House Democrats.

Let the turf wars begin.

A permafrost coastline is receding dramatically along Alaska's North Slope region. It could be an indicator of far more massive land losses across the Arctic.

The cracks are already showing.

A major study claimed the oceans were warming much faster than previously thought. But researchers now say they can't make that claim.

“This is a positive step and may be the first thing this EPA has done that will actually reduce air pollution,” said one environmental advocate.

There's a petition circulating.

“I don't think it's appropriate to threaten funding," said Sen. Cory Gardner.

An unconventional secretary: Multiple ethics investigations, 66 days off, and meetings with billionaires.

A federal judge in Montana said the administration failed to properly justify its decision allowing construction of the controversial 1,200-mile oil pipeline.

Questions are swirling about the bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus.

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