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Environmental Protection Agency
June 11, 2019
Former EPA leaders to question agency's direction under Trump
WASHINGTON - Several past leaders of the Environmental Protection Agency, including officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations,...
June 11, 2019 - 11:29am
May 31, 2019
Oil industry poised to attack as Trump boosts ethanol in fuels
Oil industry foes are preparing to go to court to fight the Environmental Protection Agency regulation issued Friday that allows year-round sales...
May 31, 2019 - 2:48pm
May 24, 2019
Smith backs bills intended to help communities address contaminated water
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., joined a push Thursday, May 23, to help small and disadvantaged communities in Minnesota and across the country...
May 24, 2019 - 11:30am
May 22, 2019
EPA blocks pesticides harmful to bees
The Environmental Protection Agency is pulling from the market a dozen products containing pesticides known to be toxic to a linchpin of the...
May 22, 2019 - 6:27pm
April 11, 2019
House panel launches probe of EPA's air policy chief
WASHINGTON - The House Energy and Commerce Committee launched an investigation Thursday into whether the Environmental Protection Agency's air...
April 11, 2019 - 3:49pm
February 12, 2019
Reader Opinion: Let's be champions for ethanol
The ethanol industry has great potential to improve agricultural communities in Minnesota, boosting the economy and helping our hardworking farmers provide for their families. Over the past five years, farm income has fallen by 46 percent. One thing that all Americans can do to help...
February 12, 2019 - 6:30am
February 8, 2019
Under Trump, EPA inspections fall to a 10-year low
WASHINGTON - Under President Donald Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency inspected fewer industrial facilities during 2018 than at any...
February 8, 2019 - 5:32pm
December 29, 2018
Second week of shutdown with furloughs, closings to expand
The partial U.S. government shutdown enters its second week on Saturday, Dec 29, with nearly 14,000 workers at the Environmental Protection Agency...
December 29, 2018 - 3:23pm
November 16, 2018
Trump plans to nominate Andrew Wheeler, former coal lobbyist, as next EPA chief
President Trump announced that he would nominate Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to head the agency.
November 16, 2018 - 9:04pm
October 9, 2018
EPA chief liked a blatantly racist meme about the Obamas; he says he doesn't remember
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency liked a racist post about the Obamas a few years ago and engaged with prominent far-right conspiracy...
October 9, 2018 - 7:12pm
August 2, 2018
What the EPA's proposed fuel standards could do to your gas mileage
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced a plan to weaken fuel economy standards put in place under the Obama administration....
August 2, 2018 - 3:08pm
July 16, 2018
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has released a draft rule proposing Renewable Fuels Standard, or RFS, levels for conventional,...
July 16, 2018 - 10:56am
July 7, 2018
Nolan applauds EPA administrator's decision to resign
Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, issued a statement applauding Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to resign his office after months of allegations, scandals and controversies surrounding Pruitt's ethics and management of the agency.
July 7, 2018 - 4:30am
July 6, 2018
Incoming EPA chief: 'This is the right job for me.'
WASHINGTON - In some ways, Andrew Wheeler - former Environmental Protection Agency career staffer, Republican Senate aide, energy lobbyist -...
July 6, 2018 - 8:14pm
Pruitt steps down as EPA head after ethics, management scandals
WASHINGTON - Scott Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general who relentlessly pursued President Donald Trump's promises of deregulation at...
July 6, 2018 - 6:33am