The nomination of Kathleen Hartnett-White to chair the administration's Council on Environmental Quality is sure to infuriate environmental advocates.
Interior Department whistleblower Joel Clement, a scientist and climate policy expert, had been reassigned to an accounting job in retaliation for speaking out, he says
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has reversed a decision to put off the Oct. 1 implementation of an Obama-era ozone rule a day after 16 states sued over the delay.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says a report by a special task force will help him cut through red tape and lead to faster decontamination of sites nationwide.
Critics call the red team-blue team idea “childish” and “incredibly insulting."
Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike pushed back at the administration's proposed cuts at the agency.
The investigation has now reached high-ranking state officials.
The mine was blocked under the Obama administration to protect valuable sockeye salmon stocks.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators descended on Washington to demand climate action. But activists also plan to fight the Trump administration's policies in the courts and at the ballot box.
Past EPA administrators have had security protection, but none to the extent being sought for new administrator Scott Pruitt.