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EPA Sitting On Warnings About Cancer-Causing Chemical: Report

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Wed, 07/11/2018 - 1:01pm

The Environmental Protection Agency is suppressing a bombshell report warning that most Americans inhale enough formaldehyde vapor to risk developing leukemia or other diseases, a former agency official and a current one told Politico.

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Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandals

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Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:23pm

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, one of the most scandal-plagued Cabinet officials in U.S. history, is leaving the agency, President Trump tweeted Thursday.

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E.P.A. Takes a Major Step to Roll Back Clean Car Rules

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Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:17pm

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration took a major step toward dramatically weakening an Obama-era rule designed to cut pollution from vehicle tailpipes, setting the stage for a legal clash with California that could potentially split the nation’s auto market in two.

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EPA used disavowed research to justify putting dirtier trucks on the road

Published: 
Wed, 05/30/2018 - 4:10pm

At a time when acts of defiance against the Trump administration are ​​​​routine in Sacramento, the rebuke that breezed through the California Assembly this month still came as a jolt. Even Trump loyalists in the chamber joined in.

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EPA blocks CNN and Associated Press journalists from attending Pruitt speech

Published: 
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:02pm

The Environmental Protection Agency blocked reporters from several news outlets from a national summit on Tuesday where Scott Pruitt, the agency's chief, was speaking.