Counseled by Industry, Not Staff, E.P.A. Chief Is Off to a Blazing Start

By CORAL DAVENPORT July 1, 2017 WASHINGTON — In the four months since he took office as the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, Scott Pruitt has moved to undo, delay or otherwise block more than 30 environmental rules, a regulatory rollback larger in...

How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science

By CORAL DAVENPORT and ERIC LIPTON June 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — The campaign ad appeared during the presidential contest of 2008. Rapid-fire images of belching smokestacks and melting ice sheets were followed by a soothing narrator who praised a candidate who had stood...

Trump Rules: How Rollbacks at Scott Pruitt’s E.P.A. Are a Boon to Oil and Gas

The new E.P.A. administrator has a long, helpful history with Devon Energy, going back to his days as attorney general of Oklahoma.