A recent government report predicts dire consequences from climate change. That complicates efforts to weaken environmental laws.
Business groups and Senate Republicans are pushing to strengthen the ozone-saving Montreal Protocol. It should be an easy call for President Trump.
President Trump’s current choice to run the E.P.A., Andrew Wheeler, could emerge as an effective and efficient driver of the administration’s environmental and climate deregulation agenda.
The 20-person board is responsible for helping the agency decide what levels of “particulate matter” are safe to breathe.
The proposal is designed to provide legal justification for weakening not only the rules on mercury emissions from coal-burning power plants, but also other pollution controls as well.
It's the latest step by the Trump administration that appears to diminish the role of scientific research in policymaking.
The unusual move affects an office tasked with making sure that environmental regulations adequately protect children and fetuses from exposure.