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Trump administration begins testing border wall prototypes to prevent scaling, breach attempts
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) began physically testing the southwest border wall prototypes this week, according to a spokesperson for the department. The start of the official testing period was Nov. 27, but physical tests began Monday, said Carlos Diaz, CBP's public affairs branch
Conservationist groups announce commitment to retire coal
Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Sierra Club plan to invest in renewable energy in response to the Trump administration's roll-back of the Clean Power Plan.
Why New York's fight to bring back whales is far from over
Growing up on his father’s boat off the Rockaways in Queens, New York, Tom Paladino was always on the lookout for whales . “My father started a fishing business in 1945 when he came back from the service, so I never really had a job. I was just on the boat my whole life,” Paladino said as he
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