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What to know about Andrew Wheeler, who President Trump just nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency
Andrew Wheeler has been acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency since Scott Pruitt resigned. Trump wants to make it official.
These $2,000 solar panels pull clean drinking water out of the air, and they might be a solution to the global water crisis
Zero Mass Water produces solar panels that pull water out of the air, filter it, and deliver it to your home faucet.
GM proposed a National Zero Emissions Vehicle program that would be based on a current system of ZEV credits used by California and nine other states.
President Trump said the US has ‘the cleanest air in the world’. Here’s the reality, according to an air quality scientist.
The US doesn't have the cleanest air in the world. In fact, measured in terms of PM 2.5, the country comes in seventh.
Dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ have been found in US drinking water at alarmingly high rates — here’s what to know about PFAS
In more than 30 places around the country, people are drinking water with dangerously high levels of artificially produced chemicals. Here's what to know about PFAS, and what you can do if you've been exposed.
Workers cleaning out one of New York City’s dirtiest canals have uncovered historic relics covered in toxic gunk
Raw sewage tanks overflow into the Gowanus, which contains amounts of heavy metals like arsenic that are 60 times higher than healthy exposure levels. As part of the EPA's cleanup, workers recently found relics that go back to Brooklyn's industrial past, including a "crash boat" from World War II.
The automakers and the oil companies have long been thought to have shared interests. But when it comes to California's waiver to set its own mileage and emissions standards, those interests may diverge. The EPA has taken on California in a looming battle that big oil wants but big auto doesn't.
Vintage EPA photos reveal what Midwestern industrial cities looked like before the US regulated pollution
On Earth Day as the Trump Administration plans to kill the Clean Power Plan, old EPA photos show the Midwest before the agency's pollution regulations.
9 noteworthy environmental protections Scott Pruitt was working to roll back at the EPA before his departure
Amidst all the scandals, Pruitt pushed for rapid widespread rollbacks of environmental protections that many consider essential for human health and for keeping air and water clean, instead favoring the fossil fuel industry.
Among other things, the now-former EPA administrator made a point of clearly and repeatedly saying that he served Trump. Pruitt is at the center of more than a dozen investigations surrounding his behavior at the EPA.