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In His Haste to Roll Back Rules, Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Risks His Agenda

In His Haste to Roll Back Rules, Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Risks His Agenda

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection administrator. Six of his efforts to delay or roll back Obama-era regulations have been struck down by the courts.

‘Impossible to Ignore’: Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change

‘Impossible to Ignore’: Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change

Shaktoolik is one of 31 towns and cities in Alaska that may need to relocate because protective sea ice is vanishing, leaving shorelines exposed to erosion by fierce waves.

In Alaska, a Deal Is Made for a Controversial Road Inside a Refuge

In Alaska, a Deal Is Made for a Controversial Road Inside a Refuge

Geese swimming in Izembek Lagoon in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.

How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt

How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt

Andrew K. Wheeler will serve as acting Environmental Protection Agency administrator while President Trump seeks a successor to Mr. Pruitt.

Lowe’s Drops Paint Strippers Blamed in Dozens of Deaths

Lowe’s Drops Paint Strippers Blamed in Dozens of Deaths

Lowe’s says it will voluntarily stop selling paint strippers that contain two dangerous chemicals. A proposal to ban the chemicals is before the E.P.A.

Scott Pruitt’s Political Patron Now Questions the E.P.A. Chief’s Ethics

Scott Pruitt’s Political Patron Now Questions the E.P.A. Chief’s Ethics

Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma in Washington this month. Mr. Inhofe said that reports of ethical lapses by Scott Pruitt warranted investigation.

Scott Pruitt Sought ‘Business Opportunity’ With Chick-fil-A While Leading E.P.A.

Scott Pruitt Sought ‘Business Opportunity’ With Chick-fil-A While Leading E.P.A.

Scott Pruitt, left, during his swearing in as the Environmental Protection Agency administrator in 2017, with his wife, Marlyn Pruitt, their son Cade, and Samuel A. Alito Jr. of the Supreme Court.

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Climate Change Emissions

The Chinese public, coping with pollution like this in Shanghai last year, has grown increasingly worried about environmental issues like smog, water quality and soil pollution.

2018 Is Shaping Up to Be the Fourth-Hottest Year. Yet We’re Still Not Prepared for Global Warming.

2018 Is Shaping Up to Be the Fourth-Hottest Year. Yet We’re Still Not Prepared for Global Warming.

Residents of New Delhi in June. Extreme heat hits poor and already-hot regions like South Asia especially hard.

California Sues Trump Administration Over Car Emissions Rules

California Sues Trump Administration Over Car Emissions Rules

A freeway in Los Angeles. “This is about health, it’s about life and death,” Gov. Jerry Brown of California said of the state’s lawsuit.

Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

Georgia, Facing ‘Difficult Dilemma,’ Keeps Nuclear Project Alive

The site of the Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga., in 2013.

In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable

In India, Summer Heat May Soon Be Literally Unbearable

Rehmati, in pink, at the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan Hospital in New Delhi last month.

Trump, Softening His Tone, Calls for More Talks on Car Emissions

Trump, Softening His Tone, Calls for More Talks on Car Emissions

President Trump at the White House on Friday with administration officials and auto industry executives.

Air Pollution Is Shortening Your Life. Here’s How Much.

Air Pollution Is Shortening Your Life. Here’s How Much.

A power plant in Cheshire, Ohio. Worldwide, outdoor air pollution reduces the average life span at birth by one year.

Scott Pruitt Met With Lobbyist Whose Wife Rented Him a $50-a-Night Condo

Scott Pruitt Met With Lobbyist Whose Wife Rented Him a $50-a-Night Condo

Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has been criticized for the ways that his professional actions overlap with personal relationships.

California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees.

California Is Preparing for Extreme Weather. It’s Time to Plant Some Trees.

Matthew Garner is one of the California Conservation Corps workers restoring a floodplain in Modesto, Calif.


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