Wheeler sets new policy on advisory panel decisionmaking
Most members of EPA's premier science advisory panel will no longer have a voice in determining which proposed agency regulations warrant review under a new policy set this week by Administrator Andrew Wheeler.
Report: Large share of toxic emissions came from 100 sites
A tiny fraction of chemical plants, refineries and other industrial polluters carry a gapingly disproportionate impact on toxic air releases.
Trump formally nominates Benevento for deputy administrator
After telegraphing his plans earlier this month, President Trump today officially nominated Doug Benevento to become EPA deputy administrator, the White House said.
Hatch Act probe closed for top EPA official
A government watchdog agency has quietly dismissed a complaint brought last year alleging that EPA's press office violated the Hatch Act in its handling of a top air official's politically charged resignation letter.
Deal sets deadline on updates to Ariz. permitting program
EPA will take final action by June 2021 on a plan to deal with alleged gaps in Arizona's New Source Review permitting program, under a consent decree signed today by a federal judge.