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July 31, 2018 4:53 PM Cummins to recall 500,000 trucks over faulty emissions part: EPA

WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - Cummins Inc has agreed to recall about 500,000 medium- and heavy-duty trucks produced between 2010 and 2015 to correct a faulty emissions control system part that degrades and allows too much nitrogen oxide pollution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday. The EPA said the Cummings recall was the largest 69

July 27, 2018 3:43 AM EPA will enforce 'glider truck' limits after states sue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s acting chief said late Thursday the government will withdraw a decision to lift strict sales limits on remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks”. The vehicles have a used engine in a new frame and rules introduced under former U.S. President Barack Obama, a Democrat 88

July 18, 2018 8:10 PM U.S. court blocks EPA decision not to enforce 'glider truck' limits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily blocked a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would have lifted strict limits on the number of remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks” that could be sold. The vehicles have a used engine in a new frame and rules introduced under former President 90

July 18, 2018 3:48 PM U.S. EPA eases Obama-era standards on toxic coal ash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it has eased Obama-era standards on the disposal of toxic coal ash, a move expected to be the agency’s first revision of the standards and one that was slammed by environmentalists. The 2015 rule established minimum national standards for the disposal of coal ash, a byproduct 72

July 15, 2018 10:13 PM New EPA Head Andrew Wheeler Vows to Be ‘Stabilizing Force’ After Pruitt Turmoil

Lobbyists say longtime Washington insider will likely better marshal bureaucracy to realize Trump agenda Energy companies and trade groups harbor one big hope for the new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency: a steady hand. Gone is Scott Pruitt, an outsider who became famous for multiple scandals, political ambition and antagonizing the agency 46

July 7, 2018 12:03 PM Acting EPA Chief Plans to Stick With Trump’s Priorities

Andrew Wheeler says the agency will push for changes in the Clean Power Plan and improve how it deals with polluters and environmental crises The acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Friday he plans to stick with President Donald Trump’s priorities, including changing the Clean Power Plan, de-emphasizing climate-change initiatives 24

July 5, 2018 8:48 PM Embattled Scott Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator

His resignation comes amid allegations involving ethics, spending WASHINGTON—-Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned from his post, President Donald Trump said. Mr. Pruitt exits amid a series of allegations over ethics and spending. “I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental 64

June 7, 2018 6:07 PM Latest top Pruitt aide to depart is EPA legal counsel

WASHINGTON – The legal counsel for Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has become the latest top aide to leave. The EPA confirmed the departure of legal counsel Sarah Greenwalt in a statement Thursday from Pruitt. Greenwalt is due to appear this month before a panel of House Oversight committee staffers investigating a series of ethics 92

May 16, 2018 10:32 PM EPA Chief Pruitt Faces Grilling by Senate Panel

Senators ask the agency head about allegations against him during budget hearing WASHINGTON—Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, continued to defend himself on Wednesday against a growing list of allegations involving management missteps and spending at the agency, denying some and deflecting others in a Senate subcommittee 45

May 11, 2018 4:14 PM Trump says he still has confidence in EPA chief Pruitt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that embattled Environmental Protection Agency Director Scott Pruitt still has his confidence. Pruitt has been criticized for a series of potential ethics lapses, including flying first class, excessive spending on security, and the rental of a room in a Washington condominium owned by the wife of an energy 106