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California sues EPA for documents to determine whether Administrator Scott Pruitt has conflict of interest

Published: 
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:55pm

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra on Friday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it failed to comply with a request for documents that might indicate whether agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has a conflict of interest.

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EPA moves fast on mpg regs as inauguration draws near

Published: 
Mon, 12/05/2016 (All day)

Despite protests from the auto industry, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to keep strict gas mileage targets in place and is trying to fast-track those standards before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January.

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New EPA Rules Will Aim To Cut Methane Emissions By 40 Percent

Published: 
Tue, 08/18/2015 (All day)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose regulations on Tuesday aimed at cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent over the next decade from 2012 levels, a source familiar with the issue said on Monday.

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Supreme Court blocks air pollution rules for power plants

Published: 
Mon, 06/29/2015 (All day)

The Supreme Court has blocked Obama administration rules designed to sharply limit the hazardous air pollutants that spew from the nation's power plants.

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EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

Published: 
Wed, 06/24/2015 (All day)

The Obama administration on Friday proposed tough new standards to reduce pollution from carbon-emitting trucks and vans, the latest move by President Barack Obama to address global warming.

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