EPA Chief To Face Grilling From Lawmakers Over Ethical MisstepsScott Pruitt was scheduled to testify about his agency's budget in back-to-back hearings before two House subcommittees.
What Are The Fuel Emission Standards For Our Cars?EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said the rules under President Obama aren't realistic and his agency is working on determining "appropriate standards."
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.
Farmers Receive Training On Damaging HerbicideTens of thousands of soybean and cotton farmers across the country are taking free but mandatory training in how to properly use a weed killer blamed for drifting and damaging crops in neighboring fields.
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.
Minnesota Beet Co-op To Pay $1.5M For Pollution ViolationsThe Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle air and water quality violations.
4 Things To Know: Navy Sailors Freed, Deputy Pleads Guilty To Hitting K-9 & MoreFrom U.S. Navy sailors freed by Iran to a Ramsey County sheriff's deputy's guilty plea to animal cruelty, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Jan. 13.
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.
EPA To Host Open House On Contamination Concerns In St. Louis ParkThe Environmental Protection Agency is inspecting a site in St. Louis Park that residents fear is contaminating their water.
New Plan To Treat Lakes Recently Infested With Zebra MusselsThe DNR has a new plan to treat lakes where zebra mussels have recently been discovered.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
Study: Americans Doubling EPA Waste EstimateAmericans are apparently sending about twice as much garbage to landfills as the federal government has estimated. A new survey by Yale University found America tosses about five pounds of trash per person into landfills every day.