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E.P.A. Officials, Disheartened by Agency’s Direction, Are Leaving in Droves

E.P.A. Officials, Disheartened by Agency’s Direction, Are Leaving in Droves

Ronnie B. Levin spent 37 years at the E.P.A. working on lead exposure. She retired in November after what she described as months of low morale at the agency.

Trump to Withdraw Nomination of Climate Skeptic as Top Environmental Adviser

Trump to Withdraw Nomination of Climate Skeptic as Top Environmental Adviser

Kathleen Hartnett White at Trump Tower in Manhattan in 2016.

Solar Power Is Burning Bright. But It’s Hardly Twilight for Fossil Fuels.

Solar Power Is Burning Bright. But It’s Hardly Twilight for Fossil Fuels.

New panels in India. Solar power accounted for more than a third of all electricity from energy sources that came online in 2017.

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.

The World Wants Air-Conditioning. That Could Warm the World.

The World Wants Air-Conditioning. That Could Warm the World.

Air-conditioners on a building in Fuzhou, China. A new report predicts that the number of air-conditioning units worldwide will rise from 1.6 billion today to 5.6 billion by midcentury.

Law That Saved the Bald Eagle Could Be Vastly Reworked

Law That Saved the Bald Eagle Could Be Vastly Reworked

A northern spotted owl in Point Reyes, Calif.; protections for the owls led to debate over the economies of communities concentrated around timber harvests.

The Natural Gas Industry Has a Leak Problem

The Natural Gas Industry Has a Leak Problem

A technician searching for methane leaks with an infrared camera in Damascus, Ark.

How Scott Pruitt Plans to Defend Himself on Capitol Hill: Spread the Blame

How Scott Pruitt Plans to Defend Himself on Capitol Hill: Spread the Blame

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency chief, at the White House on Tuesday.

Growing Crisis Threatens Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, as Top Aides Eye the Exits

Growing Crisis Threatens Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, as Top Aides Eye the Exits

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, with his top policy adviser, Samantha Dravis, at Trump Tower in 2016. Ms. Dravis has resigned.

Shutdown Means E.P.A. Pollution Inspectors Aren’t on the Job

Shutdown Means E.P.A. Pollution Inspectors Aren’t on the Job

E.P.A. workers investigating PCB levels in runoff in Minden, W.Va., in May.

Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies.

Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies.

A fin whale was carved up last month at Iceland’s only whaling station, in a fjord north of the capital, Reykjavik.

Automakers Sought Looser Rules. Now They Hope to Stop Trump From Going Too Far.

Automakers Sought Looser Rules. Now They Hope to Stop Trump From Going Too Far.

Mitch Bainwol, left, the auto industry’s top lobbyist, with Mr. Pruitt at an event last month announcing the proposed rollback of Obama-era auto emissions rules.

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.

Beavers Emerge as Agents of Arctic Destruction

Beavers Emerge as Agents of Arctic Destruction

A North American beaver in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.


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