Stories tagged: "Environmental Protection Agency"


In this 2016 file photo, people gather in front of a Flint, Mich. church before participating in a national march to highlight the push for clean water. (Image via Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
NC Could Shrink Drinking Water Lead Levels Under This Federal Plan

An ambitious piece of President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal would replace lead pipes across the country.

Gina McCarthy, Biden's new pick to lead his climate team, testifying before a court
‘New Era of Climate Accountability Is Upon Us’: Biden’s Climate Pick Pleases Environmental Groups

Biden’s climate plans are ambitious, and his new team has a lot of work to do to eliminate all greenhouse gas emissions in the US by 2050.

Minority communities question election-year push by EPA
Communities of Color Aren’t Buying the EPA’s Change of Tune

"Is this a joke? It would take billions of dollars to fix what is wrong with our environment here."

Washington, DC/USA - June 3, 2019: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks at the National Press Club. (Image via Shutterstock)
The EPA Is Refusing to Regulate a Dangerous Chemical Tied to Brain Damage in Infants

This is just the latest in a string of decisions by Trump's EPA to not regulate a toxic chemical that can adversely impact fetuses and children.

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The EPA Begs You to Please Don’t Inject or Ingest Disinfectant

After Trump wondered if an injection of disinfectant would fight coronavirus, the Environmental Protection Agency reminded people to only use on surfaces.