Soot exposure may boost Parkinson's, Alzheimer's risks
A national study of tens of millions of older Americans has found a possible link between long-term soot exposure and the odds of developing two feared neurological disorders, even at exposure levels below EPA's current standards.
Emails reveal industry's revolving door at air office
Calendars and emails obtained by E&E News through the Freedom of Information Act reveal a pattern among Trump administration appointees in EPA's air office in catering to previous or future employers. The upshot, many say, has been an agenda crafted to the wishes of polluting businesses.
EPA's 'curious' cost-benefit push prompts questions
Two scholars who worked in successive presidential administrations today questioned key underpinnings of EPA's contentious push to require cost-benefit analyses for future Clean Air Act regulations, something the agency is pursuing through a formal rulemaking.
Court shoves EPA toward slashing coal plant emissions
Under pressure from federal courts, EPA plans to require coal-fired power plants in a dozen states to make fresh cuts in ozone-forming emissions that contribute to downwind Clean Air Act compliance problems.
Bush-era regs czar tapped to lead Science Advisory Board
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler today announced appointments to the agency's Science Advisory Board, placing Trump administration picks to sit on the influential panel for the next three years no matter who wins on Election Day.