EPA

climate change

EPA Submits Proposal to Replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan

The White House just received the EPA’s proposal for replacing the Obama-era climate change rule.
Sarah Emerson
7.11.18
EPA Secretary

Scott Pruitt Is Out and the EPA Is Still Fucked

Scott Pruitt resigned from the EPA today, stepping aside for a Washington insider who fought for coal companies.
Sarah Emerson
7.5.18
Trump's EPA

Scott Pruitt Has Until July 11 to Explain His Climate Skepticism, Judge Rules

After Pruitt ignored an FOIA request for studies supporting his view that humans are not the primary contributor to climate change, environmental advocates turned to the courts.
Becky Ferreira
6.6.18
John Oliver

John Oliver: Everyone Wants EPA Chief Scott Pruitt to Go Fuck Himself

Trump's most recently maligned cabinet member gets a 'Last Week Tonight' sendup.
Jason Koebler
4.10.18
climate change

Scott Pruitt Is Right, Climate Change Is Good… For Rich White Guys

This week, the EPA chief questioned whether climate change is "necessarily a bad thing."
Kate Lunau
2.8.18
choked

11 Billion Pieces of Plastic Are Making Coral Reefs Sick

Plastic is suffocating and infecting coral reefs.
Rebecca Flowers
1.29.18
Hurricane Relief

The Puerto Rican Island the US Military Destroyed Has Been Forgotten After Hurricane Maria

"Currently, people in Vieques are struggling to survive. That needs to be a priority."
Sarah Emerson
10.20.17
climate change

The Trump Administration Is Officially Repealing the Clean Power Plan

Scott Pruitt announced his agency is rolling back President Obama’s signature policy, which aimed to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Louise Matsakis
10.9.17
Federal Science

EPA Science Advisory Board Nominee: Actually, CO2 Emissions Are Good

“I am sure that many scientists who have lived off of the Global Warming scam are concerned about their future."
Sarah Emerson
9.20.17
War on Science

Two EPA Advisors Resign to Protest Trump Administration's Gutting of the Agency

'We cannot in good conscience be complicit in the watering down of credible science.'
Jason Koebler
5.12.17
March for Science

The March for Science Forced Scientists to Talk Straight to the Public

Scientists are being forced into the public eye, and learning how to tell their story along the way.
Grennan Milliken
4.24.17
Federal Employee Rants

EPA Received Complaint From Employee Calling Donald Trump a 'Fucking Fascist,' Documents Reveal

Someone called the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General and let loose.
Sarah Emerson
4.10.17