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Scott Pruitt's EPA is making plenty of room for industry voices.
The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General will investigate how the agency estimates methane emissions from the oil and gas sector after an environmental group alleged that its emission estimates and regulations are based, in ...

President Donald Trump's Environmental Protection Agency has made drastic cuts to an intra-agency board responsible for rubber-stamping a number of former ...
The administration already has begun quitting legal fights in which the Obama administration had been engaged - the Environmental Protection Agency recently settled a lawsuit with a company the Obama administration had been fighting over a proposed an ...
After an explosion at a fertilizer plant killed 15 people in West, Texas, in 2013, the EPA created new safety protections for the storage of dangerous.
Dozens of power industry executives who flew to Washington for a Monday meeting with U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt had three minutes apiece to tell him whether they want to replace the Clean Power Plan.

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have turned to the courts to endorse their actions to prevent the regulations from taking effect and freeze legal challenges. The Trump ... The Justice Department in turn asked the U.S ...
The first rule that appears to be subject to President Donald Trump's executive order on regulation was issued without identifying two deregulatory actions or offsets, puzzling some regulatory scholars.
The Trump administration isn't just pushing to dramatically shrink the Environmental Protection Agency, chop a third of its budget and hobble its regulatory powers.
U.S. EPA is moving forward with a rule to address mercury releases from dentistry. U.S. Navy/Michael S. Kelly/Wikipedia. U.S. EPA this week published a ...
The Environmental Protection Agency is phasing out the use of R-22, commonly known as Freon, deeming it as a hazard to the environment.
Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt signed an order earlier this week delaying new safety regulations for chemical facilities.
House lawmakers had a clear message for the head of the Environmental Protection Agency: Many of the Trump administration's proposed cuts for the agency won't fly.
If the Environmental Protection Agency enacts this proposal (RIN:2060-AT59), oil and gas drillers will be able to avoid complying with several aspects of the regulation, which requires them to significantly increase their monitoring of leaking methane ...
"Several years ago, EPA allowed us to have an 'open burn pit' where we could bring in the brush and burn it at the landfill," Joslin said.
More specifically, the recommendations will likely focus on the Environmental Protection Agency and revamping its permitting rules, the report said.
Albuquerque, N.M. - The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to finish new safety standards for dealing with older mines this week.

Some U.S. cities may have welcomed an announcement last week that the Environmental Protection Agency would delay implementation of a stricter ozone standard enacted under the Obama administration.
A Trump administration official with knowledge of the recommendations to be sent to the White House said the Environmental Protection Agency's complex permitting rules will be a key focus, echoing comments to Reuters by commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ...
Trump's next step on regulations: Use EPA to loosen factory rules. Jun 12, 2017 ... More specifically, the recommendations will likely focus on the Environmental Protection Agency and revamping its permitting rules, the report said. One such ...
Deb Fischer looking to roll back EPA fuel storage regulation. By Peter Zampa |. Posted: Mon 3:59 PM, Jun 12, ... The Environmental Protection Agency's Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure limited the amount of fuel a container can hold on a ...
He's done that through executive orders targeting climate change programs and regulations, massive proposed spending cuts and key appointments such as Scott Pruitt as chief of the Environmental Protection Agency. To what ... Myron Ebell of the ...
A federal court is demanding the Environmental Protection Agency explain why it has the authority to pause an Obama administration regulation on methane emissions. The Court of Appeals for the District Of Columbia Circuit announced on Tuesday that it ...
Nebraska Senator looking to roll back EPA fuel storage regulation. By Peter Zampa |. Updated: Fri 9:36 PM, Jun 09, ... government has put a strain on his fuel storage. The Environmental Protection Agency's Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure ...
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EPA Delays One of the Agency's Most Expensive Regulations Ever. Michael Bastasch / @MikeBastasch / June 07, ... one of the costliest clean air regulations ever. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt sent a letter to governors ...
EO 13783 directs agencies to identify regulations that would "burden the development or use of domestically produced energy resources, with particular attention to oil, natural gas, coal, and nuclear energy.
The Obama administration implemented the Clean Power Plan through the Environmental Protection Agency to pursue America's goals in the accord.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that there are nearly 450,000 brownfields nationwide. ... President Donald Trump's proposed budget reduces EPA enforcement staffing by more than 40 percent, in effect gutting existing regulations, and ...
But the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency has emerged as one of the most influential policy architects in the president's Cabinet, a skilled and sometimes brash lawyer who is methodically taking apart a slew of regulations and ...
The Register-Herald reports that U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey ruled on Monday that the EPA must comply with a federal code requiring it to evaluate its regulations. He ordered the EPA to file a plan and schedule for compliance to the federal ...
The Trump administration halted certain federal methane regulations Thursday, suspending for 90 days requirements for drillers to report and significantly ...
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that it will put a halt to some of the Obama-era regulations on the oil and gas industry. Using its Clean Air Act authority, the EPA has issued a 90-day stay of the fugitive emissions, pneumatic ...
The Missouri Cattlemen's Association and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association filed comments recently to the Environmental Protection Agency calling for immediate action on several burdensome regulations the agency put forward under previous ...
In August 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency was in charge at the abandoned Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colo., when a 3-million gallon flood of dangerous mine waste, including 880,000 pounds of toxic chemicals (lead and arsenic), blasted ...
Yet the decision has provoked a furious internal battle within the White House, pitting Trump's family members Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner against adviser Stephen Bannon and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. .... kicked off ...
LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska farm Bureau has identified 10 key regulations the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should modify or repeal. The list was compiled and shared with the agency as part of a public comment request from the EPA seeking ...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has halted an Obama administration rule to cut down on pollution of methane, a greenhouse gas produced at oil and natural gas drilling wells.
Currently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies PM 2.5 levels above 35 micrograms per cubic meter as the start of unhealthy air levels.
High-profile Obama-era regulations limiting carbon dioxide from power plants or establishing the reach of the Clean Water Act, which Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt had opposed, will certainly be targeted. However, businesses ...
If EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt hoped for a wave of fact-based arguments from the American public in response to the agency's public notice on April 17 about regulations to consider for change or repeal, he must be disappointed. The vast majority of ...
The Missouri Cattlemen's Association and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association filed comments recently to the Environmental Protection Agency calling for immediate action on several burdensome regulations the agency put forward under previous ...
EPA received more than 150,000 public comments about existing regulations by May 15. The comments, which largely opposed changes to the agency's regulations, came from individual scientists and engineers as well as business owners and officials from ...
The top 10 executive branch departments and agencies that issued the most regulations last year were contacted by Bloomberg BNA about the status of their task forces and progress reports.
We write to follow up on last month's blog post on the April 13 issuance of a federal register notice by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for submissions to identify regulations for repeal, replacement, or modification. The agency ...
An initial rulemaking draft to rescind the Clean Power Plan is now circulating at the Environmental Protection Agency and officials are developing an economic analysis of the Obama-era regulation, according to a report from E&E News. While the draft ...
"As we discuss expanding the role of states in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule-making, we should also discuss its corollary: Reducing the role of EPA in state rule-making," he said. "When EPA rejects a state plan, or when it issues its own, ...
The House passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit.
Nebraska farm Bureau listed 10 key regulations on Friday that the group wants the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to modify or repeal. ... In 1993, the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers adopted a regulation that any wetland converted to ...
CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading an eight-state coalition in establishing a list of federal regulations that should be repealed, replaced or modified. The letter follows a request for public comment from the U.S. ...


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