Andrew R. Wheeler
It's the first time the Trump administration is adding rules on carbon dioxide. But it isn't a sudden change of heart on climate.
As chaos grips the nation, the agency is changing water permitting rules to make it harder for states to block construction of fossil fuel pipelines.
It's just the latest environmental regulatory rollback since the United States became the epicenter of COVID-19.
The administration is opening new fronts in its battle with the Golden State over clean car standards.
In a new letter, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler alleged the state has failed to “carry out its most basic tasks under the Clean Air Act."
Animal advocates praised the Environmental Protection Agency's plan, but an environmental group condemned it as a gift to the chemical industry.
Trump reportedly told EPA head Andrew Wheeler to grant 31 waivers exempting refineries from using corn-based ethanol.
Federalism is sacrosanct for conservatives, that is, unless a state wants to set stricter pollution rules or protect minorities' civil rights.
Republican Christine Todd Whitman said Trump knows he's "on shaky ground" going into the 2020 election.
The Massachusetts senator took a shot at EPA chief Andrew Wheeler as she outlined a clear-eyed vision for curbing climate change.