Latest from Juliet Eilperin
The president cited the current "economic emergency."
  • Jun 4, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed Monday curtailing the rights of states, tribes and the public to object to federal permits for energy projects and other activities that could affect their waterways. The move, part of the Trump administration’s push to weaken environmental rules standing in the way of new development, would upend how the U.S. has applied a section of the Clean Water Act for nearly a half century.
  • Jun 1, 2020
A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency informed the U.S. Corps of Engineers in Alaska late Thursday that the EPA would not formally object to the Corps moving ahead with a permit for the controversial Pebble Mine, a massive project that could affect the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
  • May 29, 2020
The new firm founded by GOP consultants says it was treated unfairly by the state.
  • May 21, 2020
‘Factually inaccurate text has still not been corrected,’ EPA staff cautioned, according to new documents
  • May 19, 2020
While profiteers and crooks make their fortunes, medical workers across the United States have been rationing masks, recycling them and treating infected patients without them. In the absence of a White House strategy to supply the nation with adequate PPE, hospitals compete with states and the federal government on an international market so full of chicanery that nearly every transaction is suspect.
  • May 18, 2020
While some states still face supply shortages, many others are grappling with the challenge of persuading people to get tested.
  • May 17, 2020
Environmental advocates were quick to criticize the decision on perchlorate, the latest turn in a long-running fight over whether to curb the chemical used in rocket fuel.
  • May 14, 2020
Maryland and California abruptly canceled contracts with Blue Flame Medical, which was started by GOP consultants with no experience in the field.
  • May 6, 2020
The protective gear included more than 1.5 million N95 masks and 110 ventilators
  • May 2, 2020