Pruitt Tests Murky Waters Of EPA Science

Opinion | David Lewis
EPA's Pruitt takes questions about the Trump administration's withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris climate accords during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington

Tge EPA does more damage than good. It’s time to delegate its regulatory responsibilities to the states.

Feds Fine Farmer $2.8 Million For 'Deep Ripping' Of Farmland

US | Tim Pearce
Combine harvesters work on wheat field of Solgonskoye farming company near village of Talniki

May be settled in the Supreme Court

The "Clean Water Rule" Is About Federal Authority, Not Water

Opinion | Megan Ingram

Americans need both clean water and clear rules.

Nineteen States Urge EPA To End Obama's Federal Overreach

US | Mary Lou Lang
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Director Lisa Jackson announces a new Obama administration position that greenhouse gasses are a threat to public health at the EPA in Washington, December 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES POLITICS ENVIRONMENT)

‘For the last eight years, politics, not law, drove the shape and character of this country’s environmental regulations’

Trump Will Order EPA To Dismantle Obama-Era 'Waters Of The US' Rule

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Trump is interviewed by Reuters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

Scalia wins the day

After 46 Years, EPA Will See HUGE Changes Under Trump

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump speaks at event at Carrier HVAC plant in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Bergin

EPA could become a completely different agency

EXCLUSIVE: Lawyers Win Millions Suing Gov't Under Environmental Laws, Then Give It To Democrats

Energy | Michael Bastasch and Ethan Barton
Clinton: A Katz/shutterstock.com, Obama: Drop of Light/shutterstock.com

‘Has definitely become a cottage industry’

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Hide MILLIONS In Payments To Lawyers Suing Under Environmental Laws

Energy | Michael Bastasch and Ethan Barton
Obama pauses for translation during remarks to reporters after meeting with India's Modi in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

‘It is quite concerning’

Feds Hand Over Nearly $50 MILLION In Environmental Lawsuits

Energy | Michael Bastasch and Ethan Barton
Two women carrying a installation asking to keep fossil fuels in the ground during the Jobs,Justice and Climate rally on July 5, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (arindambanerjee / Shutterstock.com)

‘There is zero accountability’

EPA's Top Enforcer Gives SHOCKING Answer On Why Agency Was Not Punished For Gold King Mine

Energy | Michael Bastasch
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Gold King Mine. (EPA Handout/Reuters, REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘The pollution was not created by EPA’

EPA Fines America's Oldest Brewery $10 Million For Polluting -- Meanwhile Agency Won't Fully Pay Mine Blowout Victims

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Pottsville, PA, USA - October 20, 2014 : Exterior of the Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville, PA (Credit: karenfoleyphotography / Shutterstock.com)

‘The EPA must be held accountable for this travesty’

Supreme Court Delivers Huge Blow To EPA's Ability To Control Private Property

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE: June 2, 2014: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at a news conference in Washington, D.C. (REUTERS )

‘This victory guarantees the rights of millions of property owners’

Do As It Says, Not As It Does: Lawsuit Claims EPA Broke Its Own Rules

Energy | Chris White
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington Nov. 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘EPA’s action affects creeks, wetlands, ponds, and rivers’

Gun Control? Not For This EPA Agent Who Left Gun In Bathroom

Energy | Andrew Follett
Anthony May, an explosives enforcement officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms from the Phoenix, Arizona bureau looks over a cache of firearms that was discovered at the Power Mini Storage in Queen Creek, Arizona, January 16, 2003. REUTERS/Jeff Topping

EPA has spent $1.4 million for ‘guns up to 30 MM’

Here's Why EPA Is Likely Criminally Liable For Gold King Mine Blowout

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Yellow waste water that had been held behind a barrier near the abandoned Gold King Mine is seen in the Animas River in Durango, Colorado, in this picture from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department taken August 8, 2015. REUTERS/Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department/Handout

‘Federal officials aren’t immune to criminal prosecution’

EPA 'Lost' 2 Years Worth Of Emails For Employee Who Fled The Country

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A view of the Upper Tularik Floodplain in the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska

‘This action was a possible misuse of position’

Congress Poised To Strike Down EPA's Massive 'Waters Of The US' Rule

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talks to the media after been nominated for speaker of the House of Representatives

‘We want them to go back and do a new rule’

These Are The Most ABSURD 2015 EPA Power-Grabs Of Dubious Legality

Energy | Andrew Follett
Environmental Protection Agency

Here are the top 5 EPA attempts to grab power through quasi-legal means.

2015 Was A Record Year For Federal Regulators

Energy | Michael Bastasch
President Barack Obama

Bureaucrats issued 81,611 pages of regulations

Here's How Many People EPA Put In Prison For 'Environmental Crimes' This Year

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A jail cell on death row, where prison inmates await execution, is seen at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, is seen in a file photo taken September 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jenevieve Robbins/Texas Dept of Criminal Justice/Handout via Reuters

EPA puts Americans in prison while refusing to punish itself for spilling toxic mine waste