Amid Ongoing Scrutiny, New Travel Costs Revealed For EPA HeadEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent more than $120,000 in public funds last summer for a trip to Italy that included a meeting of G-7 ministers and a private tour of the Vatican.
POTUS Budget Again Targets Regional Water Cleanup ProgramsFor a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.
Minneapolis, Other Cities Post Climate Change Data Deleted By EPAThe posted material is a snapshot of the EPA site before the information was removed.
Minneapolis Joins Other Cities In Posting Deleted EPA Climate Change DataMinneapolis officials announced Thursday that the city is joining other cities across the country in posting deleted climate change data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Minn. Scientist Says EPA Pressured Her To Change TestimonyA Minnesota scientist who leads an Environmental Protection Agency scientific advisory board says she was pressured by the agency's chief of staff to change her testimony before Congress to downplay the Trump administration's decision not to reappoint half of the board's members.
MPCA President: Trump's EPA Grant Cuts Would 'Wreak Havoc'A Minnesota official who heads a group that represents state environmental agencies nationwide says the Trump administration's proposed cuts to Environmental Protection Agency grant programs would cripple their ability to protect air, land and water.
4 Things To Know: Unlimited Data Plans, Flu Shots & MoreThey include a return to meal service on some Delta flights, and a host of new data plans from the major cell carriers.
Committee Advances Trump EPA Chief Over Democrat BoycottSeats reserved for the 10 Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee were empty Thursday.
Trump Administration To Subject EPA Data To Political ReviewThe Trump administration is mandating that any studies or data from scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency undergo review by political appointees before they can be released to the public.
Environmental Groups' Haze Reduction Challenge RejectedA federal appeals court has rejected a challenge by environmental groups to Minnesota's plan for reducing haze over Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday let the Environmental Protection Agency's approval of Minnesota's rules stand.
EPA To Investigate How MPCA Regulates Iron MiningThe federal Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to investigate the allegations in a petition that seeks to strip the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency of its authority to regulate water pollution from mining.
PolyMet Critic Says EPA Has Authority To Decide Mine's FateAn environmental attorney says the Environmental Protection Agency may have backed the final review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine, but the federal agency still has considerable authority to decide whether the project qualifies for permits.