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Mar 22, 2019
World Water Day 2019: Water scarcity bigger threat than climate change, EPA saysWhile climate change is important, most threats posed by it are 50-75 years out, said agency chief.
Jul 06, 2018
Scandal-plagued US environment chief Scott Pruitt resigns; EPA deputy Andrew Wheeler to take over as interim chiefUS president Donald Trump on Thursday announced the departure of his environment chief, Scott Pruitt, who faced ever-growing ethics scandals over his spending and conduct in office.
Jul 02, 2018
Air pollution contributed to 3.2 million new diabetes cases in 2016: StudyAir pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a study, which found even low levels raised are harmful.
Jun 22, 2018
US oil and gas industry leaks 60 percent more methane than govt estimates: StudyResearchers said the actual leak rate of 2.3% — compared to EPA inventory estimates of 1.4% — represents enough natural gas to fuel 10 million homes
Apr 08, 2018
Donald Trump comes to Scott Pruitt's defence after accusations of lavish travel at taxpayers' expense arise against EPA chiefDonald Trump has defended his embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt against allegations of lavish spending on his security and travel in a tweet.
Oct 10, 2017
Donald Trump to end Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan which restricted greenhouse gas emissionsThe head of the US EPA said that Donald Trump's administration will move to repeal his predecessor Barack Obama's plan to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
Jun 06, 2017
EPA defends Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris AgreementWashington: The Paris climate pact did not hold countries like India accountable on greenhouse emissions as they did not have to take steps until they received USD 2.5 trillion in aid, a top US official said on Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2017
Volkswagen announces the launch of electric Golf, a new electric car with 200km rangeVolkswagen has announced that the latest-generation plug-in electric Golf will come with an EPA-estimated range of 125 miles (200km) when it goes on sale in the US this spring.
Feb 16, 2017
Donald Trump's presidency: Bureaucrats are pushing back against the White HouseThough we may forget it, the vast and labyrinthine US federal government is made up of people. Now that Donald Trump has taken office, we can’t put a finer point on this.
Dec 07, 2016
Apple pays California EPA $450,000 to settle alleged hazardous waste violationsApple Inc agreed to pay $450,000 to settle state claims that it had mishandled hazardous electronic waste at facilities in Silicon Valley.