EPA

Coal and gas plants will need to capture most carbon emissions by the end of the 2030s — or shut down.
New regulations at the Environmental Protection Agency aim to set requirements so tough, power plants turn to carbon capture and carmakers roll out more EVs.
Officials have repeatedly stressed that the water is safe to drink after the disastrous train derailment — but sampling errors have kept scientists on alert.
Michael Regan sought to reassure skeptical residents that the water is fit for drinking and the air safe to breathe around East Palestine.
Rep. John Duarte (R-Calif.) paid a hefty fine for plowing federally protected streams and wetlands on his farm. He now sits on the House subcommittee with jurisdiction over water resources.
Federal courts had thrown out the Trump-era policy that left hundreds of thousands of small streams and other waterways vulnerable to pollution.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it is investigating whether Mississippi state agencies discriminated against the state’s majority-Black capital city by refusing to fund improvements for its failing water system.
William Roberts, an employee of Partridge-Sibley Industrial Services, said he supervised the improper disposal of industrial waste at a commercial entity in Jackson.
“We are prepared to file an action... but would hope this matter could be resolved with an enforceable agreement," the department said in a letter to the city.
People continued to wait at distribution sites and flooded stores for water to drink, bathe, cook and flush toilets amid the Mississippi capital's water system failure.