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FILE - This Aug. 10, 2006, file photo shows the sign used as the backdrop for press briefings at the U.S. Department of State in Washington.
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak. File)
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June 09, 2020 - 10:01 am
Volunteers reopening some federal offices closed in pandemic
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2010, file photo, then-Secretary of Natural Resources-designate Doug Domenech speaks during a news conference in Richmond, Va.
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May 29, 2020 - 12:52 pm
Probe: US Interior official used office for personal gain
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Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks during a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee oversight hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP)
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May 20, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Democrats blasted the Trump administration's moves to roll back environmental regulations during the coronavirus crisis, with one senator saying a "pandemic of pollution'' has been released.
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
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May 13, 2020 - 4:24 pm
Attorneys general accuse government of abandoning enforcement of environmental and health laws
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October 29, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, JOHN RABY and ELLEN KNICKMEYER CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A major U.S. coal mining company, whose former CEO became a big supporter of President Donald Trump in his effort to save coal jobs, is seeking bankruptcy protection. Ohio-based Murray Energy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:05 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER and ADAM BEAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel...
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September 05, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By TOM KRISHER and ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automobile gas mileage standards, a government official said Thursday, confronting a state that has repeatedly...
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January 16, 2019 - 1:47 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler described himself as a champion of deregulation and the environment at his confirmation hearing Wednesday, even as a leading Democrat called him "just as extreme" as predecessor Scott...
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January 15, 2019 - 3:22 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show. EPA said in a statement that it is directing "its resources to the most...
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December 15, 2018 - 11:32 am
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday...
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