Congressman Anthony Brindisi says initial air quality checks around the former Charlestown Mall complex have found no hazardous contaminants, no chemicals and no harmful gases in the air and that there is currently no risk to public health.
The two representatives also said while it is fortunate that no lives were lost, they hope that doesn't prevent the EPA from prioritizing the fire in regards to the potentially hazardous substances that may still be emitted from the smoldering site.
As miners in hard hats and coal-country lawmakers applauded, Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler signed a measure that scraps one of President Barack Obama's key initiatives to rein in fossil fuel emissions.
Bowing out after months of scandals, Scott Pruitt is turning the Environmental Protection Agency over to a far less flashy deputy who is expected to continue Pruitt's rule-cutting, business-friendly ways as steward of the country's environment.
The numbers were too great to ignore and I was one of them. The Women's March on Washington happened on President Donald Trump's first day in office on January 21st. Here's a look into my personal experience participating in the march and a few reasons why this march has empowered and inspired me.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An oil shipper recently accused by the Environmental Protection Agency of violating air pollution standards says it hasn't reduced rail shipments to its terminal at the Port of Albany on the Hudson River.