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The Environmental Protection Agency says it won’t enforce its own rules during the coronavirus pandemic
The EPA's suspension of its own regulations is "indefinite," said Cynthia Giles, former head of EPA's Office of Enforcement.
Trump claims San Francisco’s homeless are polluting the ocean with needles and threatens to fine the city
San Francisco's mayor dismissed Trump's claims and said that the city has one of the US's "most effective" waste systems, which filters out debris.
In the years after the US Environmental Protection Agency was founded, the agency dispatched photographers to document pollution and contamination.
6 ways the Trump administration has tried to roll back environmental protections that keep US drinking water safe
The rules Trump has slashed have made it easier for corporations to dump pollutants into water systems and America's drinking water.
Some Americans get their water for free from the tap. The rest pay for it — at the cost of $100 billion a year.
Dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ have been found in US drinking water at alarmingly high rates — here’s what to know about PFAS
On military bases and in cities and towns around the country, people are exposed to dangerously high levels of artificially produced PFAS chemicals.
What to know about Andrew Wheeler, who President Trump just nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency
Andrew Wheeler has been acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency since Scott Pruitt resigned. Trump wants to make it official.
9 noteworthy environmental protections Scott Pruitt was working to roll back at the EPA before his departure
Amidst all the scandals, Pruitt pushed for rapid widespread rollbacks of environmental protections that many consider essential for human health and for keeping air and water clean, instead favoring the fossil fuel industry.
Among other things, the now-former EPA administrator made a point of clearly and repeatedly saying that he served Trump. Pruitt is at the center of more than a dozen investigations surrounding his behavior at the EPA.
President Donald Trump announced on Thursday afternoon that his embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief, Scott Pruitt, had resigned.