Superfund work touted by Trump EPA was completed years ago

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is touting cleanups at seven of the nation's most polluted places as a signature accomplishment in the Trump administration's effort to reduce the number of Superfund sites, even though records show the physical work was completed before President Donald Trump took office.

  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER and JASON DEAREN , Associated Press

'Fire and Fury' book released, blowing open GOP feud

WASHINGTON (AP) — The acrimony surrounding former White House adviser Steve Bannon's very public break with President Donald Trump is escalating, suggesting a permanent split between the president and the pugilistic strategist who helped put him in the Oval Office.

  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER and STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press

Q&A: Plan to expand offshore drilling draws cheers, jeers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The energy industry is cheering the Trump administration's proposal to open nearly all U.S. coastlines to offshore oil and gas drilling, saying it will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign supplies and create jobs.

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  • Written by By DAVID KOENIG and MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

AP source: Trump had lawyer urge Sessions not to recuse self

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed his White House counsel to tell Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Justice Department's investigation into potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press