EPA Inspector General: Flint Water Crisis Should Have Generated Greater Sense Of UrgencyInspector General Arthur Elkin says the EPA should have acted sooner to respond to the lead-contaminated-water crisis in Flint.
Michigan To Urge Toughest Lead-Test Rules In USMichigan would have the toughest lead-testing rules in the nation and require the replacement of all underground lead service pipes in the state under the sweeping plan.
EPA: No Changes To Federal Lead Water Rule Until Next YearThe Environmental Protection Agency's top water regulator says officials are working to strengthen a federal rule limiting lead and copper in drinking water.
EPA Wants States To Double-Check Drinking Water ProceduresOf special concern is treatment to prevent corrosion that would enable lead and copper to leach into tap water, which is what occurred in Flint.
EPA Says State, City Still Lag On Response To Flint Water Crisis"Significant issues" remain that need "immediate attention" to safeguard the public water supply in the city of nearly 100,000.
U.S. House Panel Calls Governor, EPA Chief To Testify On FlintThe Republican governor has come under heavy criticism for the crisis.
EPA Official Stepping Down Amid Flint Water CrisisEPA chief Gina McCarthy says she accepted Hedman's resignation to ensure the regional office remains solely focused on the restoration of Flint's drinking water.
State Urges Water Tests At Flint Homes, Businesses, SchoolsDuring the audit, the EPA will review state files on public water system compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
More VW Trouble: 2016 Diesels Have New Suspect SoftwareMore bad news for VW dealers looking for new cars to replace the ones they can no longer sell because of the worldwide cheating scandal ...
Michigan Officials Complying With Obama Climate PlanThe EPA seeks a 32 percent carbon dioxide reduction from plants by 2030.
Michigan Utilities Work To Comply With Air Pollution Rule The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants ...
EPA Administrator Visits NextEnergy, Promotes Clean EnergyGina McCarthy, head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, visited NextEnergy in Detroit and discussed the economic benefits of pursuing a clean-energy future.