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In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Nov 21, 2019

EPA Prosecutions of Polluters Approach Quarter-Century Lows

EPA Prosecutions of Polluters Approach Quarter-Century Lows

Criminal prosecution and convictions of polluters have fallen to quarter-century lows under the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency, deepening three years of overall enforcement declines...

Jan 3, 2019

Environmental Groups Threaten to Sue EPA Over Air Quality

Environmental Groups Threaten to Sue EPA Over Air Quality

A coalition of environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue on Thursday, warning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency it must hold Utah and Arizona accountable for missing deadlines to submit...

Dec 6, 2018

Trump EPA Acts to Roll Back Control on Climate-Changing Coal

Trump EPA Acts to Roll Back Control on Climate-Changing Coal

The Environmental Protection Agency acted again Thursday to ease rules on the sagging U.S. coal industry, this time scaling back what would have been a tough control on climate-changing emissions from any...

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3-Year-Old Boy Struck, Killed By Vehicle in Manhattan
3-Year-Old Boy Struck, Killed By Vehicle in Manhattan

A 3-year-old child has died after being struck by a vehicle in East Harlem Monday morning, police say.

Charges Dropped Against Off-Duty Cop Involved in Fatal Crash
Charges Dropped Against Off-Duty Cop Involved in Fatal Crash

Charges have been dropped against the off-duty New York City police officer who was involved in a crash that killed a 23-year-old woman, as well as seriously injuring another woman, when their driver blew...

Snow Possible Mid-Week After Monday's Soaking Rains
Snow Possible Mid-Week After Monday's Soaking Rains

Keep that umbrella handy. A storm system that brought soaking rains during Monday's morning commute is expected to keep the weather damp throughout much of the week -- even threatening a chance of snow.

Floor Collapses Under NYC Father Who Was Bathing His Child
Floor Collapses Under NYC Father Who Was Bathing His Child

Jose Pilarte was going to give his 4-year-old a bath early Sunday when the entire bathroom floor collapsed underneath him, leaving his daughter stuck and terrified in the tub.

House Judiciary Panel Holds Hearing on Impeachment Evidence
House Judiciary Panel Holds Hearing on Impeachment Evidence

The House Judiciary Committee received a detailed summing up of the impeachment case against President Donald Trump on Monday as Democrats prepare formal charges against him. Trump and his allies lobbed...

NYC Man Honors Late Wife Killed on 9/11 With Holiday Lights
NYC Man Honors Late Wife Killed on 9/11 With Holiday Lights

One Christmas display in New York City is shining bright above all others because it's spreading both the holiday joy as well as the spirit of giving.