Deal sets deadline on updates to Ariz. permitting program
EPA will take final action by June 2021 on a plan to deal with alleged gaps in Arizona's New Source Review permitting program, under a consent decree signed today by a federal judge.
EPA advisory panel to Wheeler: Allow experts to talk
An EPA advisory panel is urging the agency against future use of a particularly contested move in its handling of two reviews of national air quality standards for ozone and particulates.
Watchdog to review radiological emergency preparedness
More than three years after scrapping a previously planned review, EPA's inspector general will look at the agency's National Center for Radiation Field Operations' ability to carry out its job.
States sue EPA over ozone enforcement
New Jersey is leading a fresh lawsuit against EPA for allegedly failing to follow the law in dealing with ozone-forming emissions that cross state lines.
Top aide helped broker deal on soot emissions — emails
A former top EPA political appointee expected to return to the agency as chief of staff helped broker an unusual deal that ultimately gave two manufacturers years longer to cut health-threatening emissions, recently disclosed emails indicate.