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Scott Pruitt fails to stop Indiana's move to renewable energy

When Indiana's third-largest utility, NIPSCO, analyzed the economics of its power plants last year, it decided to shift away from coal-fired power plants to renewable sources of electricity generation. Coal companies are fighting back.

EPA's Pruitt accused of scientific censorship for blocking talks

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has blocked three scheduled discussions of climate change by agency scientists at the State of the Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed Workshop in Providence, Rhode Island on Monday.

EPA forced to reverse decision on plans to delay ozone regulation

Washington - The Environmental Protection Agency was forced to reverse course on delaying the implementation of an Obama-era regulation late Wednesday, announcing they would comply with the October 1, 2017 deadline.

In stunning defeat, EPA ordered to proceed with emissions rule

Washington - In a win for the very air we breathe, a federal court reversed a move by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend an Obama-era rule on methane emissions, concluding the EPA did not have the authority to suspend the rule.

G7 Environmental Summit kicks off on Sunday but U.S. leaves early

The Group of Seven (G7) Environmental Summit opened today in Bologna, Italy, but President Trump's top environmental official didn't stay for the two-day meeting, citing "another commitment."

Trump to announce rollback of EPA mileage and GHG emissions

President Trump is expected to announce a review of the EPA auto fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission rules put into place by the Obama administration in January before Trump took office.

Pruitt says CO2 not a 'primary contributor' to climate change

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt was asked by CNBC Thursday morning whether he thought carbon dioxide was the "primary control knob" for global warming. His answer was in line with climate-deniers in the White House.

Senate confirms 'climate change denier' Scott Pruitt to head EPA

Washington - The United States Senate has confirmed Scott Pruitt, whose skepticism about human-caused global warming and close ties to the fossil fuel industry have led critics to label him a "climate change denier," to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

Congress has set in motion the destruction of the EPA

The Senate vote on the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took place this afternoon, in spite of objections from Democrats, environmentalists, and over 800 EPA employees.

Trump Team: All EPA grants, contracts, press releases frozen

The Trump administration has imposed a freeze on grants and contracts by the U.S. Environmental Agency, a move that could effect everything from climate research to water testing and waste handling.

EPA pick Scott Pruitt asked to disclose energy industry ties

Earlier this month, President-elect Donald Trump picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his nominee to head up the Environmental Protection Agency. Now Senate Democrats are raising concerns about Pruitt's ties to the energy industry.
 

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