Clean Water Act News
EPA allows mine company to pursue permits near Alaska bay
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cleared a way for the company seeking to develop a massive copper and gold deposit near the headwaters of a world-class salmon fishery in southwest Alaska to pursue permits
Report: Puerto Rico has worst drinking water violation rate
An environmental group says Puerto Rico has the worst rate of drinking water violations of any U.S. jurisdiction, with dangerous contaminants in recent years ranging from lead to disinfectants to coliform bacteria
EPA chief recuses himself from lawsuits he had joined as Oklahoma's attorney general
EPA chief Scott Pruitt has recused himself from lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency that he was involved in as Oklahoma's attorney general. Pruitt’s recusal statement , obtained by E&E news and dated May 4, outlines several lawsuits he has agreed not to be involved in until one
Did President Trump change his tune in first address to Congress?
Some feel the president's speech had a new feel with a less adversarial tone and softer language than before.
Protesters and supporters gather ahead of Rep. Leonard Lance's town hall
ABC News' Charli James talks to people gathered outside of the event in Branchburg, NJ.
Senate confirms EPA nominee Scott Pruitt despite a renewed court battle
The U.S. Senate this afternoon confirmed President Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency , Scott Pruitt, even as he faces a new court order. An Oklahoma district court judge Thursday ordered Pruitt, the state’s former attorney general, to turn over thousands of communications
Donald Trump's Pick for EPA , Scott Pruitt, Testifies That Climate Change Is No Hoax
President-elect Donald Trump 's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency , Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, testified today at his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill , telling lawmakers that climate change is no hoax and acknowledging that human activity is a contributing factor to
Everything You Need to Know About Donald Trump's Pick to Head EPA , Scott Pruitt
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), pending Senate approval. Here is everything you need to know about Pruitt, and his relationship with the government agency: Name: E. Scott Pruitt Age: 48 What He Does
Chris Pratt Talks Holiday Shopping, His New Movie, 'Passengers'
The "Passengers" actor talks about his new role and answers a question from co-star Jennifer Lawrence.