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Goodbye science, hello industry

Published: 
Mon, 11/06/2017 (All day)

Rigorous, independent research and analysis should undergird everything the government does. Nowhere is that more true than at the Environmental Protection Agency, which crafts and enforces a wide range of regulations aimed at limiting damage to the environment — and to people — from pollutants.

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EPA Replaced Its Top Science Advisers Without Telling Them

Published: 
Wed, 11/01/2017 (All day)

The Environmental Protection Agency dismissed its top science counselors without telling them in advance, two of them told HuffPost on Wednesday.

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EPA Abruptly Blocks 3 Agency Scientists From Giving Talks On Climate Change

Published: 
Sun, 10/22/2017 (All day)

The Environmental Protection Agency has reportedly barred three agency scientists from giving talks about climate change at a conference in Rhode Island days before they were scheduled to speak.

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California sues EPA for documents to determine whether Administrator Scott Pruitt has conflict of interest

Published: 
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:55pm

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra on Friday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it failed to comply with a request for documents that might indicate whether agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has a conflict of interest.

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EPA moves fast on mpg regs as inauguration draws near

Published: 
Mon, 12/05/2016 (All day)

Despite protests from the auto industry, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to keep strict gas mileage targets in place and is trying to fast-track those standards before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January.