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April 17, 2018
FILE — Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks at a meeting in the White House in Washington, Feb. 12, 2018. The Environmental Protection Agency violated the law when it installed a soundproof phone booth for Pruitt, at a cost of roughly $43,000, a congressional watchdog agency ruled on April 16. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Pruitt upgraded to a larger, customized SUV with bullet-resistant seat covers
April 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
April 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Earth Day
April 16, 2018 - 8:30am
April 5, 2018
FILE -- Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, at a meeting about infrastructure with state and local officials hosted by President Trump, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 12, 2018. The EPA last March signed off on a pipeline-expansion plan by Canadian energy company Enbridge at the same time that Pruitt was renting a condominium -- for seemingly very favorable terms -- linked to the company’s powerful lobbying firm. (Tom Brenner/ The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Top EPA ethics official says he lacked key facts about Pruitt's condo rental
April 5, 2018 - 4:52pm
January 7, 2018
January is National Radon Awareness Month. Crow Wing County Land Services in Brainerd is offering free radon testing kits to area residents at the Land Services Building, 322 Laurel St., Suite 15, with a limit of one kit per household, while supplies last. MnDOH Graphic
Odorless, colorless and tasteless radioactive gas threatens homeowners
January 7, 2018 - 5:00am
November 30, 2017
Officials: Missed opportunity for advanced biofuels
November 30, 2017 - 7:16pm
July 5, 2017
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
July 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
February 17, 2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington Jan. 18, 2017. Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Senate confirms Trump's EPA pick as White House targets regulation
February 17, 2017 - 1:17pm
February 7, 2017
Scott Pruitt
Watchdog group sues Trump EPA pick to disclose contact with energy companies
February 7, 2017 - 9:34am
February 1, 2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington Jan. 18, 2017.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo
Senate delays vote on Trump EPA pick after Democrats boycott
February 1, 2017 - 11:47am
December 13, 2016
Oil is pictured in Ash Coulee Creek northwest of Belfield, N.D., on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Submitted photo
Oil pipeline spill reported last week near Belfield, ND, estimated at 176,000 gallons
December 13, 2016 - 10:33am
November 15, 2016
Trump looks to Bush-era for new head of U.S. environmental agency
November 15, 2016 - 1:28pm
October 21, 2016
A fog plume believed by authorities to contain chemicals is seen after a chemical spill at a facility in Atchison, Kansas, U.S., October 21, 2016. Courtesy Liz Wagner/Handout via REUTERS
More than 100 people treated after chemical accident in northeastern Kansas
October 21, 2016 - 10:30pm
August 18, 2016
A Harley-Davidson motorcycle fuel tank is seen at Harley-Davidson of Frederick in Frederick Maryland, October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron A lawsuit, filed on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), accuses Harley-Davidson of violating the Clean Air Act and on-highway motorcycle regulations.
Justice Department sues Harley-Davidson for environmental violations
August 18, 2016 - 10:00am
July 22, 2015
Lueck, Heintzeman among 12 rural legislators challenging EPA authority
July 22, 2015 - 7:47pm
November 6, 2014
Clean Power Plan poses risks to electricity reliability
November 6, 2014 - 10:26am