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.
The 44-year-old Regan, North Carolina's top environmental regulator, would be the first Black man to run the Environmental Protection Agency.
"Someone who advised DuPont on how to avoid regulations is not someone we want advising this new administration,” the activist wrote in a scathing op-ed.
Three rules set to finalize before Joe Biden’s inauguration could create a headache for his administration.
Agency employees signed on to the most vocal condemnation from within the government of the president's orders yet.