Lobbyist tied to EPA chief's condo tried to influence agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly filed reports show the Washington lobbyist whose wife rented a bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt had far more cont...

Ex-chemical industry lawyer to lead Superfund task force

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer tapped to lead a task force at the Environmental Protection Agency overseeing cleanups at the nation's most polluted places worked until recently for a top chemical and plas...

Lobbyist tied to EPA chief's condo tried to influence agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly filed reports show the Washington lobbyist whose wife rented a bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt had far more cont...

Ex-chemical industry lawyer to lead Superfund task force

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer tapped to lead a task force at the Environmental Protection Agency overseeing cleanups at the nation's most polluted places worked until recently for a top chemical and plas...

Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot...

EPA watchdog says Pruitt sought 24/7 protection from start

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency says Administrator Scott Pruitt demanded and received unprecedented, around-the-clock protection on his first day. ...

Pruitt got 24-7 armed security on first day at EPA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt demanded and received unprecedented, around-the-clock armed security protection on his very first day at the agency. ...

Pruitt security chief cites weapons glitch for missed flight

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a trip to Morocco last year, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his staff missed a connecting flight and spent more than 24 hours in Paris because his ...

Ex-aide to EPA chief testifies on costly trip to Morocco

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a trip to Morocco last year, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his staff missed a connecting flight and spent more than 24 hours in Paris because his ...

EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spendin...

Lawmakers: EPA security chief improperly runs outside firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The security chief for the head of the Environmental Protection Agency has been operating an outside consulting firm without proper approval from ethics officials, Democratic lawmake...

Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

WASHINGTON (AP) — New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. gov...

Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal disclosure report shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency...

Lobbying firm contradicts denials in EPA chief's condo deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal disclosure shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency on beh...

Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the sca...