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Flooding Threatens Toxic Sites As Irma NearsEnvironmental protection officials are securing some of the nation's most contaminated toxic waste sites as Hurricane Irma moves closer to Florida.  
Feds Refuse To Ban Pesticides Linked To Harm In Children's Brains President Donald Trump's administration has denied a petition from environmental groups that was meant to ban a common pesticide used on cirtus fruits, apples, and cherries among other crops - reversing an Obama-era initiative that blocked use of the pesticide after they found it could harm children's brains.
Senate Democrats Try To Delay Final Vote On EPA NomineeThe Senate will hold a final vote Friday on President Donald Trump's nominee to the lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Trump Bans EPA From Talking To Press, Posting On Social MediaPresident Donald Trump appears to have banned employees with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from speaking with reporters and posting updates on social media.
Trump EPA Pick Pledges More Cooperation With IndustryA slew of criticism has followed President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet selections as the wealthy businessman prepares to be inaugurated.
EPA To Keep Strict Gas Mileage Standards In Place Despite protests from automakers, the Obama administration has decided not to change fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks.
FDA Gives OK For Company's Genetically Engineered PotatoOne of the company's oldest business partners — McDonald's — has rejected using any of Simplot's genetically engineered potatoes.
US Sues VW Over Emissions-Cheating Software In Diesel CarsThe Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States.
EPA Intends Tougher Downwind Air-Pollution Rule In 23 statesThe Environmental Protection Agency plans to crack down on smokestack emissions that pollute the air in nearly two dozen states.
VW Offers Diesel Owners $1,000 In Gift Cards & VouchersVolkswagen is offering $1,000 in gift cards and vouchers to appease owners of small diesel-powered cars involved in the controversial emissions cheating scandal.
2016 VW Diesels May Have New Software Affecting Emissions TestsVolkswagen's 2016 diesel models may also have software that affects the emissions tests, the company told U.S. regulators.
Judge To Consider Florida Pipeline Permit DisputeA judge is set to consider an environmental group's efforts to block construction of a pipeline mean to transport gas into Florida from Alabama.

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