EPA probes fuel cell company over hazardous waste
A Silicon Valley clean energy company facing penalties in Delaware is also under investigation by EPA for its handling of potentially hazardous waste.
Wheeler plugged record at refinery hit with pollution fines
TRAINER, Pa. — EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler yesterday touted the Trump administration's environmental record at an oil refinery that has paid over $650,000 in fines due to alleged air pollution violations.
OIL AND GAS
EPA leaders helped bail out failed Philadelphia refinery
Top EPA officials, including former Administrator Scott Pruitt and outgoing air chief Bill Wehrum, were involved in efforts to revive the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery that went bankrupt last year and is now shutting down after a fiery explosion last week.
Inside top EPA officials' secret polluter meetings
Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and high-ranking aides held several off-the-books meetings with an electric utility company that EPA has for years accused of violating the Clean Air Act, according to agency documents that critics say provide an extraordinary glimpse at the way environmental enforcement can be deferred by industry players with direct access to political leaders.