Environment & Energy

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The Natural Resources Defense Council is looking at options to sue EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt (pictured above) over his enforcement policy after last week's reporting by the New York Times that showed the Trump administration is penalizing polluters at a much lower level than previous Republican and Democratic administrations. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Green groups threaten lawsuits to fight EPA reorganization

By John Siciliano |
Environmental groups are looking at ways to counter Pruitt's plans to reorganize the agency and get businesses to not cooperate with him.

Senate confirms two Trump EPA nominees after Dourson withdrawal

By John Siciliano |

The confirmations come after lawmakers from both parties contested President Trump's pick to lead the chemical safety department.

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Talks on future of ethanol mandate end with an ultimatum

By John Siciliano |

A meeting took place between the pro-ethanol team led by Sen. Chuck Grassley's staff and the pro-oil team led by Sen. Ted Cruz's staff.

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Congress far away from solution to help prevent wildfires as blazes sweep through California

By Josh Siegel |

Lawmakers disagree over how to help fund wildfire response and impose forest management changes that could prevent fires from starting.

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