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The EPA is trying to ban asbestos—again
Asbestos, a known carcinogen, has so far escaped all attempts at a blanket ban.
The EPA is cracking down on more of the greenhouse gases in your fridge
Hydrofluorocarbons are powerful greenhouse gases.
The EPA’s proposal would take good science out of public health regulations
It’s impossible to set safety standards without confidential health data.
America’s been rolling back natural land protections since 1892—but never like this
The legal protections put in place in the U.S. and worldwide to preserve natural areas are increasingly being altered or erased.
Learn how changes to the Clean Water Act could hurt your region before it’s too late
The public comment period ends April 15.
Andrew Wheeler is officially the head of the EPA
His time as acting administrator has been troubling.
The EPA just scrapped two expert panels tasked with evaluating air pollution
Some argue this is another step to take science out of the agency's decision making.
Ethanol is renewable, but that doesn’t mean it’s good for us
Trump's ethanol plan would be good for farmers, terrible for your lungs.
Climate change is inevitable—but not in the way the EPA thinks
Lowering car emissions isn't a silver bullet, but it would help.
What happens when a hurricane unleashes toxic chemicals? The EPA is putting off figuring it out.
Judges just ordered the agency to stop dawdling.