EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said global warming has to be included in curriculums, and that putting solar panels on schools is a good way to teach children about “how dramatic climate change really is.”
A journalist organization is protesting the Environmental Protection Agency’s use of “background” or anonymous conference calls between administration officials and reporters, arguing the agency’s insistence on not being quoted runs contrary to the mission of journalism.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy hosted an “Ask me Anything” session on Reddit Wednesday, and users of the popular website were not impressed with her answers.
The Obama administration released an aggressive plan Monday to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in the United States by 30 percent by the year 2030, a move panned by critics of executive overreach, vulnerable Senate Democrats, and the energy industry.
The Environmental Protection Agency issued stricter rules for sulfur emissions in cars Monday, a move supported by the auto industry and environmentalists but opposed by oil refiners.
Several Environmental Protection Agency employees obstructed an investigation into the mismanagement that allowed a senior EPA official to bilk taxpayers for nearly $900,000, the EPA Inspector General said in a letter to Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) released Wednesday.
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy dodged questions on Thursday about internal emails that appear to show top EPA officials using agency events to help environmentalist groups gather comments on agency rules.
A judge Wednesday sentenced a senior Environmental Protection Agency official who bilked the agency out of nearly $900,000 and pretended to be a CIA agent to 32 months in prison.
A senior Environmental Protection Agency official is under investigation for allegedly aiding John Beale, the EPA official who pretended to be a CIA spy and bilked the agency out of nearly $900,000 in fraudulent travel vouchers and timecards.
The Environmental Protection Agency has tapped Francesca Grifo, a top staffer at the Union of Concerned Scientists, as its next scientific integrity official, the agency announced Monday.