A new administration could renew the U.S. commitment to the Paris climate agreement, strengthen air pollution standards, and more. But that will take time.
When the chemical company Brenntag received a fine in 2017, the National Association of Chemical Distributors asked for help from two new Trump administration appointees who previously worked in chemical lobbying, according to emails.
The Environmental Protection Agency's latest rewrite of its science transparency rule may be even more restrictive than the last one, scientists say.
Ryan Jackson, one of the Trump EPA's most powerful players behind the scenes, is leaving the agency to join a prominent mining trade group.
The evisceration of the clean water rules will eliminate federal protections on intermittent waterways and wetlands that are nature's filtration systems.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday weakened rules governing how companies store dangerous chemicals enacted under the Obama administration in the wake of a deadly 2013 explosion in West, Texas.
A prominent advocacy group sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday over the agency's decision to allow further use of a pesticide linked to brain damage.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.