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.
The Trump administration offered grand pronouncements about environmental deregulation in 2017. But this is the year to hammer out the details.
A federal panel told the agency to revise its standard for dangerous levels of lead in paint within a year.
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.
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.
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.