EPA

Supreme Court Takes on Race, Death Penalty, Rejects Gitmo Case

The Supreme Court added five new cases to its term for fall 2019, including racial discrimination, the environment, the death penalty, and international child abduction. On the same day, the Court refused to dive into declaring new legal rights for Islamic terrorists held by the U.S. military.

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EPA: Greenhouse Emissions Decreased During Trump’s 1st Year in Office

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report on Wednesday which found that greenhouse gas emissions decreased during President Donald Trump’s first year in office, which runs counter to the narrative that Trump’s deregulatory agenda would lead to more emissions.

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, a wind turbine overlooks the coal-fired power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. A U.N.’s environment report Tuesday Oct. 31, 2017 says countries and industries need to do more to meet targets to trim emissions of greenhouse gases that experts say …

Klukowski: Brett Kavanaugh Votes for Constitution, Not Candidates

Judge Brett Kavanaugh takes his obligations as a judge seriously enough that he stopped voting in elections after being confirmed as a judge in 2006, reinforcing his reputation as a fair and independent judge as Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) moves steadily toward Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing.

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, speaks as he officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington.

EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler: Air Quality Improving, Economy Booming

Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler cheered the agency’s annual air quality report during a press conference on Tuesday, which showed that pollution has dramatically decreased while the American economy has boomed.

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11: Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks to staff at the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Wheeler will replace Scott Pruitt who resigned last week. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Delingpole: Pruitt Is Gone, but Trump Is Still Winning the Energy Wars

Hollywood’s whoopings and ululations over the departure of Scott Pruitt tell you all you need to know. This was never about saving the environment. It was about desperate, vengeful progressives claiming a political scalp as their peevish sop to console themselves for their despair that Donald Trump is #winning.

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt(R),leaves as US President Donald Trump speaks to the media after he announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accords in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on June 1, 2017. 'As of today, …

Scott Pruitt Resigns as EPA Chief

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned from his position amid a spate of misconduct accusations.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt walks during an Independence Day picnic for military families on the South Lawn of the White House July 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Trump Not Planning to Fire EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

Senior white officials told ABC News on Thursday that President Donald Trump will not fire Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt amid liberal pundit and media attacks against the agency head.

A known fossil-fuel ally, the appointment of Scott Pruitt, seen in January 2017, to head the Environmental Protection Agency -- a department he repeatedly sued as an Oklahoma state attorney general -- was deeply contentious