President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on the Antiquities Act on Wednesday and an order on offshore oil and gas exploration on Friday.
The Environmental Protection Agency will start an early retirement and buyout program for employees as the Trump administration eyes staffing cuts.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said the agency is no longer focused on “regulating an entire industry out of business,” referring to the coal industry.
Dow Chemical is urging the Trump administration to “set aside” the results of government studies showing that a group of pesticides are harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.
The Environmental Protection Agency asked a federal court to delay oral arguments, set for May 18, in a challenge to its regulation on airborne toxins from power plants.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s acting director for the Great Lakes region slammed rumors that the regional office could be shut down in a memo to employees, calling it “pure speculation.”
President Donald Trump’s top advisers plan to meet Tuesday to discuss whether the U.S. should stay in the Paris climate agreement, setting up a possible showdown between opposing wings of the administration.
Government agencies continued their push to promote a new relationship with the energy industry, as Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt called for an end to the “regulatory assault” on coal mining and Energy Secretary Rick Perry focused on clean power investments to spur domestic energy production.
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt said he wants the United States to exit the Paris climate agreement, in his strongest comments yet on the international accord.
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, and the Center for Biological Diversity are suing the Trump administration over its U.S.-Mexico border wall.