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September 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set emission standards for cars and trucks. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a day after...
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 9:26 am
The Trump administration says revoking an Obama-era rule on waters and wetlands would provide "much-needed regulatory certainty" for farmers, homebuilders and landowners. Writing in the Des Moines Register on Thursday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant...
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August 09, 2019 - 8:07 am
The Environmental Protection Agency has recently reauthorized the use of controversial chemical traps to kill coyotes, dogs, foxes and other wild animals across the U.S. These "cyanide bombs" are meant to protect livestock although some environmental groups are calling for a nationwide ban and...
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AP
June 19, 2019 - 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Environmental Protection Agency...
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Associated Press
August 07, 2018 - 2:48 pm
(CBS NEWS/KNX 1070) -- Critics are speaking out against a proposal put forth by the Environmental Protection Agency under President Trump that could allow for new uses of asbestos, which is heavily restricted because of its links to cancer and other diseases. (In June, the EPA under Scott Pruitt's...
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AP
July 06, 2018 - 8:46 am
(KNX 1070/AP) -- This is last official day on the job for EPA administrator Scott Pruitt following his resignation. His top deputy is set to become the agency's acting-administrator on Monday. But CBS News correspondent Steven Portnoy says that won't lead to any policy changes at the EPA. Pruitt...
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CBS News
May 22, 2018 - 12:41 pm
(CBSNews) - The Environmental Protection Agency barred reporters from The Associated Press, CNN and other media organizations from attending a national summit on water contaminants, led by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Tuesday morning. One reporter says she was "forcibly removed" from the event...
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