The release comes days after Pruitt was sworn in as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, arrives for the Inaugural Luncheon in the US Capitol January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is attending the luncheon along with other dignitaries after being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

While the balmy conditions this February may seem nice on the surface, an early spring can come with all kinds of downsides.

President Trump has not yet nominated anyone to chair the White House Council on Environmental Quality, which will be moving out of the townhouse it has occupied for four decades.

The federal science agency continues to share plenty of information about climate change.

As forests shrink and trees disappear, it now takes Americans longer than ever before to drive from home to a biologically diverse wilderness area.

Citing a tweet Bryce Canyon National Park officials posted in late December, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz is probing whether they had advance notice of the national monument former president Barack Obama designated in Utah that month.

The new EPA administrator's comments come as President Trump is expected to issue new executive orders rolling back climate and energy regulations from the Obama administration.

President Trump is preparing executive orders aimed at reversing Obama-era policies on climate and water pollution, according to individuals briefed on the matter.

The demonstration was a small-scale version of a much larger March for Science planned in April.

It's not just about defending knowledge -- scientists fear cuts to funding and curbs on immigration.

The nation’s largest outdoor recreation companies are pulling their official trade show from Salt Lake City, arguing Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s (R) push to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument’s federal designation.

N.Y. and Mass. officials are leading probes of energy giant ExxonMobil.

The vote came despite strong pushback by Democrats and environmentalists.

The program's website now highlights hydraulic engineering guidance that is aimed at adapting to sea level rise and more frequent flooding.

The Oklahoma judge gave Scott Pruitt's office until Tuesday to release his communications with fossil-fuel companies.

The agency said the social-media blackout will continue until an administrator is confirmed.

A record low for Antarctic sea ice appears to be upon us.

Pruitt is still expected to win confirmation in the Senate.

The 43-year-old Endangered Species Act has saved bald eagles, gray wolves and manatees from extinction.

Catherine McCabe's comments echo those of other government officials, who call the freeze shortsighted.

The oceans are losing oxygen, posing growing threats to marine life.

The pope says developers should be mindful of indigenous cultures.

A day before a Senate panel was set to looking into “modernization” of the Endangered Species Act, a conservation group sued the Trump administration for holding up protections for an endangered bee.

Critics said the rule represented a "massive regulatory overreach."

The filing calls the Army Corps of Engineers' action in issuing a final easement for the pipeline “arbitrary, capricious, and contrary to law.”

The 2,250-megawatt plant in Arizona has faced increasing financial pressures.

But judge leaves open possibility he will consider a preliminary injunction later.

Californians asked for rain and got it. A record-setting deluge is putting a major dent in the drought, but there's a price to pay.

Even the most 'pristine' parts of the deep ocean are contaminated, scientists find.

The new information suggests the possibility of a more rapid rate of global sea-level rise.

Yet another blob of anomalous heat is clustered over the North Pole.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service delayed listing the rusty patched bumble bee as endangered.

The suit could mark the beginning of a major battle over the federal regulatory state under Trump.

The group, led by former state and treasury secretary James Baker, wants Americans to get quarterly checks from the savings.

"I’m profoundly disappointed with the Corps’ reversal of its decision to conduct an Environmental Impact Statement and consider alternative routes," she said.

The deputy secretary of the Army will grant the final permit needed for completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline, it declared in a court filing Tuesday.

The hearing came at a time of growing clashes over the future of the agency and its science.

U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith seizes on new assertions to question a climate study's results.

The number of jobs grew by nearly 25 percent in one year, an industry report found.

In Chicago, some current EPA employees participated in a public rally Monday opposing Scott Pruitt's nomination.

“We are cleaning the camps, not clearing them,” tribal officials said, noting that they are working with federal authorities to stabilize the situation.

The federal government announced Friday it was dispatching Bureau of Indian Affairs agents to help clear Dakota Access pipeline protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.

A leadership change triggers new vacancies on a key energy commission.

The House action would repeal a regulation aimed at curbing “fugitive” methane emissions from oil and gas drilling operations on public lands.

By contrast, 90 percent of Hillary Clinton voters think it's real.

Rep. Chaffetz withdrew legislation Thursday that would have transferred 3 million acres of land from federal to state ownership.

Democrats boycotted Pruitt's confirmation vote for a second day, and their Republican counterparts bypassed their absence.

Recent legislative actions and administration statements signal the rare use of the Congressional Review Act.

An Arizona congressman submitted a resolution that could remove the National Park Service's ability to regulate drilling in dozens of national parks.

A House resolution would scrap a rule requiring energy companies to disclose business payments they make to foreign governments.

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