Uranium Miners Pushed Hard for a Comeback. They Got Their Wish.

Hundreds of mining claims fall neatly outside the new boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument, and a Navajo town scarred by uranium is bracing for new woes.

Expect Environmental Battles to Be ‘Even More Significant’ in 2018

The Trump administration offered grand pronouncements about environmental deregulation in 2017. But this is the year to hammer out the details.

Appeals Court Orders E.P.A. to Update Lead Paint Rules, Quickly

A federal panel told the agency to revise its standard for dangerous levels of lead in paint within a year.

E.P.A. Employees Spoke Out. Then Came Scrutiny of Their Email.

A Republican research group has requested the emails of E.P.A. employees critical of the agency. Now the E.P.A. has hired an affiliated company.

Executive at Consultancy Hired by E.P.A. Scrutinized Agency Employees Critical of Trump

A top executive has submitted at least 40 Freedom of Information Act requests targeting employees known to be questioning management at the E.P.A.

Under Trump, E.P.A. Has Slowed Actions Against Polluters, and Put Limits on Enforcement Officers

An analysis of enforcement data at the E.P.A. shows a substantial drop in activity against polluters when compared to the Obama and Bush administrations.