The audit found D.C. Water’s records indicate 79% of the water service lines on customers’ property are made of unknown material.
Federal authorities say they never resolved whether Pruitt’s condo deal with the wife of a lobbyist was a proper business arrangement or an improper gift linked to a lobbyist who did business with the EPA.
Families of people who have died after inhaling paint strippers that contain methylene chloride and chemical safety advocates have called for the products to be banned because of the risks.
The Environmental Integrity Project said it had analyzed years of federal data and found declines in inspections, polluters charged with crimes, civil penalties, pollution reductions and EPA enforcement staffing.
One after another, landmark U.S. protections for climate, air and land are in the crosshairs of the Trump administration as his agency leaders move past early fumbles and scandals to start delivering on a succession of promised environmental rollbacks.
Andrew Wheeler’s promotion from acting to permanent EPA chief would keep him as a methodical and effective agent in Trump’s mission of rolling back environmental regulation.
The EPA’s largest employee union said the racist messages were written on a shared calendar. The union said it is concerned that management failed to respond to a previous incident at the agency.
Rockwool Vice President Michael Zarin said the company is getting closer to installing air monitoring units at the school, and at least one other still-to-be-determined location in the country.
The CDC says there is no safe level of exposure to lead, which can cause developmental problems and learning disabilities in children.
The state of Maryland has sought judicial review in the U.S. Court of Appeals regarding the EPA’s decision to deny Maryland’s Clean Air Act relief petition, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.
Delaware officials are reviewing their options after the Environmental Protection Agency said it won’t act to force power plants in other states to reduce emissions blamed for Delaware air pollution.
The lawyer for a controversial factory being built in Jefferson County, West Virginia, is vowing legal action if local governments try to stop construction.
The Environmental Protection Agency had no proper justification for spending more than $3.5 million on round-the-clock security for former head Scott Pruitt, including nearly $1 million in travel costs for his bodyguards, the agency’s internal watchdog concluded on Tuesday.
Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., has sent a letter Friday to the Environmental Protection Agency, expressing concern about the Rockwool insulation manufacturing plant being built a dozen miles across the border in Ranson, West Virginia.
“I would normally never, ever comment on something that was voted on in another county, let alone another state. But, when things like this can negatively impact my county, I think I have the right and duty to comment on it,” said Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall.
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