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Volkswagen emissions scandal

EPA estimates new Volkswagen settlement worth about $1 billion; estimate doesn't include expected additional compensation for owners - Reuters

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Flint, Mich., water crisis

House Republicans end their investigation into Flint, Mich., lead water crisis faulting both state officials and Environmental Protection Agency for lapses - AP

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Trump appointments and nominations

Editor's note: Scott Pruitt, named today as Donald Trump's choice to run the EPA, is Oklahoma's attorney general and a former state legislator. He was elected attorney general in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. Pruitt sued the Obama administration's EPA to halt regulations on carbon dioxide, ozone and mercury, the Clean Water Rule and more. - Tom

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Trump appointments and nominations

Transition team: Donald Trump to name Oklahoma Attorney General Pruitt as EPA head - Reuters

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Pueblo, CO, US

Pueblo City Council frustrated at pace of EPA cleanup https://t.co/Yu7rH8SGld #Breaking #Pueblo #PuebloCO - @ChieftainNews

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Flint, Mich., water crisis

Watchdog says EPA should have issued emergency order in Flint, Mich., lead crisis 7 months before it did - AP

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United States

Federal court rules the EPA failed to comply with a legal requirement to estimate job losses from its regulations - @Timothy_Cama

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environment

US Attorney's Office in Colorado declines to prosecute an EPA employee over a massive mine wastewater spill - AP

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Mulberry, FL, US

RT @AaronMesmer: #DEVELOPING: First round of radioactivity well tests are in after Mosaic sinkhole. I'm told water meets EPA standards, saf… - @FOX13News

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Whole Foods Market

EPA says it has reached $3.5 million settlement with Whole Foods over disposal of hazardous waste - AP

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Las Vegas, NV, US

#BREAKING - EPA clears Johnson Jr. High School to reopen Tuesday morning #8NN CCSD to hold news conf. at 4:30 PM https://t.co/IWEWVZ2RjA - @8NewsNow

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Las Vegas, NV, US

#BREAKING - EPA tested 75 homes, cleanup continues in school #8NN https://t.co/M4HfUWngt0 https://t.co/TUZNvhD36U - @8NewsNow

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Las Vegas, NV, US

Classes cancelled Monday at Johnson Junior High School in Las Vegas; EPA continues to clean school over mercury spill - 8 News Now

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Zika virus outbreak (2015-present)

#EXCLUSIVE: @EPA clears way for #Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes in fight against #Zika. @MicheleGillen's report: https://t.co/QD8iqfW1jY - @CBSMiami

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United States

US rejects automakers request to extend fuel comment deadline - Reuters

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business

Harley-Davidson settles with EPA over alleged emissions cheating, admits no wrongdoing - CNBC

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auto industry

EPA strengthens greenhouse-gas efficiency goals for big rig trucks through 2027 - Bloomberg

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United States Department of Justice

Enbridge reaches $177 million settlement with US regulators over 2010 pipeline spills in Marshall, Mich., Romeoville, Ill. - Detroit Free Press

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Volkswagen emissions scandal

More: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says the DOJ is punishing Volkswagen for 'distorting the market for clean cars'

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Flint, Mich., water crisis

Flint water plant supervisor says new equipment to manage chlorine levels to be installed with June 10 target date - @StephaniePNews

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