Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as toddlers. Maybe easier.
The Trump-era rule ended federal protections for hundreds of thousands of waterways and left them vulnerable to pollution from nearby development.
The Trump administration refused to take the chemical off the market, ignoring the recommendation of Environmental Protection Agency scientists.
Their "fraud" cost the agency $130,000, according to the OIG report. No charges were filed.
Hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, are considered a major driver of global warming and are being targeted worldwide.
In the 1970s, the EPA allowed chemical companies to dump toxic waste into the deep sea. Now, oil giants are drilling right on top of it.
The Trump appointee told a local official not to release air quality data despite fears a toxic gas could create a Flint-like crisis, an inspector general's report said.
The 44-year-old former North Carolina regulator is the first Black man to run the agency in its 50-year history.
Michael Regan, currently North Carolina's top environmental regulator, would be the first Black man to lead the powerful federal agency.
Despite high-profile Cabinet defections, the heads of the Interior and Energy departments and EPA are staying put.