Environmental Protection Agency

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J. David Ake/AP Photo

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children. Read more

Energy and the Environment


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EPA vacancies show lack of commitment to criminal enforcement, experts say. Read more

Energy and the Environment

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Derrick Z. Jackson

Priority for abused communities must pervade every aspect of a Green New Deal. Read more

Green New Deal


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The right devised cost-benefit analysis to discredit regulation. Now this technique is showing massive net benefits, and the foes of environmental regulation are in a panic. Read more

Economic Policy

Industry officials turn to Bracewell LLP to pare back regulations on everything from portable generators to table saws. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

A look inside the agency’s Midwest office Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The Trump administration is undermining research in key areas, but the scientific enterprise continues within the government largely as it was—at least so far.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The administration’s efforts to speed up the redevelopment of hazardous sites is one more step in its efforts to weaken the Environmental Protection Agency and put the public at risk. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The feds can regulate mileage, but the states can regulate smog. Read more

Law and Justice


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His heir apparent looks to be a far more effective dismantler of environmental protections. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Pruitt’s aggressive effort to repeal the Clean Water Rule is the latest battle in the Trumpian attack on environmental regulations, democratic norms, and the rule of law. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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While Scott Pruitt dithers over whether humans have caused climate change, James Mattis underlines it as a threat to national security. Read more

America and the World