WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency plans to repeal the so-called Clean Power Plan and seek public input on how best to cut emissions from natural-gas and coal-fired power plants.
WASHINGTON, September 27, 2017 - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt approved a request from Florida Gov. Rick Scott for an emergency fuel waiver to ensure an adequate supply of diesel fuel across the state for ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Irma.
WASHINGTON, September 13, 2017 - As a result of the continuing impacts on refineries near the Gulf Coast and disruption to the fuel distribution system caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt exercised EPA’s emergency fuel waiver authority to help ensure an adequate supply of fuel throughout the country.
DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 5, 2017 - The Trump administration is considering co-locating some local offices of agencies in the Agriculture Department, Interior Department and Army Corps of Engineers with an eye toward streamlining permitting processes, says Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
WASHINGTON, July 5, 2017 - In a win for corn ethanol producers, EPA is proposing to require refiners to use another 15 billion gallons of conventional ethanol next year while maintaining the 2018 biodiesel target set by the Obama administration.
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2017 - EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt committed to publishing a new rule establishing which waters would be regulated under the Clean Water Act by the first three months of next year at the latest, in testimony before House appropriators today.