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Scott Pruitt Is Out As EPA Head

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned on July 5 after a growing chorus called for his resignation amidst allegations that tainted his tenure. The allegations included having a top aide help with personal matters, including apartment hunting, family vacation planning, and finding him a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel. Pruitt is the first EPA […]Read More

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EPA Tackles Air Pollution with New Cleaner Fuels Rule

Taking a systems approach to tackle the problem of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, the EPA's new Tier 3 motor vehicle emissions rule reduces the sulfur content of fuels for passenger cars and trucks, which in turn will improve human and environmental health and sustainability by cutting down on a range of pollutants.Read More

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EPA Reports to Congress on National Safe Drinking Water Needs

Public water systems across the nation require some $384.2 billion over the next 20 years to assure the provision of safe drinking water, according to the EPA. The EPA's "Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs and Assessment: Fifth Report to Congress" is its most comprehensive since 1997, when an amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act required the EPA to conduct national surveys every four years.Read More