The Environmental Protection Agency is being run by several climate change skeptics — including Andrew Wheeler, the current head of the organization.
Murray Energy worked for Wheeler for years. Now that he's Trump's EPA nominee, the coal producer ended its contract with Wheeler's old lobbying firm.
The Obama-era rule prevented coal-fired power plants from releasing mercury into the atmosphere.
It's mostly a formality.
“It looks as if Team Trump will make it one in a row for the environment. Or as the French say, even the blind pig sometimes finds the truffle!”
The "Late Night" host is not optimistic that things will get better for the environment.
Four Democrats requested the Office of Government Ethics investigate meetings between Scott Pruitt's replacement and his former clients.
Yet another problem Andrew Wheeler is inheriting from former Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Andrew Wheeler's first day as acting administrator was Monday.
“Just like me, you came to EPA to protect the environment,” said Andrew Wheeler, a former coal and mining lobbyist.
Scott Pruitt’s EPA replacement is way more low key than his old boss, but just as bad for the environment.
The vote, expected Monday, could put Andrew Wheeler in line to take over the agency if embattled chief Scott Pruitt exits.
Andrew Wheeler's confirmation would be a testament to how extreme other nominees have been.
In a move that will probably surprise no one, but should dismay everyone who breathes air and drinks water, recent reports
In a statement to police, Hill said Wheeler choked him for so long that he passed out and, when he came to, Wheeler was pummeling