Lobbyists with the energy sector have pushed the EPA to scrap the Obama-era water rules for months.
The agency is gutting research focused on such products.
Meanwhile, EPA Admin Scott Pruitt racked up $90,000 in travel bills last June alone.
Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, cares much more about his next political office than he does about melting ice caps or ozone levels.
Advocacy groups have accused the Environmental Protection Agency administrator of "thwarting meaningful public participation."
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker asked EPA Admin Scott Pruitt about the proposal in a hearing on Tuesday.
The EPA has been posting signs with images of Trump and Scott Pruitt that brag about deregulation. Employees say it feels like a slap in the face.
Pruitt's actions provide a glimpse into what he means by "environmental stewardship."
Many of the vacated positions remain unfilled.
Pruitt wanted to "promote fresh perspectives."
Pruitt referred to an unrelated verse from the Book of Joshua to explain his removal of EPA funded scientists from the agency's advisory boards.
Scott Pruitt wants to end Obama’s “war on coal.” But Americans care about climate change, worry how it will affect their lives, and think the Clean Power Act was a pretty great idea.
Conway had taken flights with Tom Price, who resigned as Health and Human Services secretary amid reports on the subject.
The Associated Press' retorted that the EPA was not on site at toxic chemical dumps around Houston, Texas.
Environmentalists must ensure that Trump’s agencies follow proper legal procedures before suspending or revoking these regulations.
As Oklahoma’s attorney general, Pruitt unsuccessfully sued to kill the rule, which he has called “the greatest blow to private property rights the modern era has seen.”
Three White House officials evade the question of whether Trump believes in climate change.
Lawyers for the Sierra Club asked the EPA to check whether Pruitt violated policy by saying, "I would not agree that [carbon is] a primary contributor to the global warming that we see."
Efforts to combat climate change go back to Nixon and the EPA's creation and have been ongoing in the decades since.
The night after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt gave his first speech to the agency, a group of scientists decided to check the veracity of his speech—and left him comments.
The nomination of Pruitt, who sued the EPA more than a dozen times on behalf of his oil-producing state and has doubted the science of climate change, sparked widespread concern in progressive circles, and has upset many former and current agency employees.
The Oklahoma attorney general has filed or joined some two dozen lawsuits intending to block environmental regulations.