Pruitt Says He Has 'Nothing To Hide' As Lawmakers Slam Him As Unfit To Lead EPAScott Pruitt spent much of his testimony on Thursday before the House Energy and Environment Subcommittee defending himself against a string of ethics controversies that have prompted calls for his ouster.
Spending Bill Rejects Trump Effort To Gut Water CleanupsPresident Donald Trump has gotten nowhere in his push to kill federal support for cleaning up some of the nation's most prized waterways.
UPDATE: It Will Take Days To Clear Groundwater Gasoline LeakInvestigators eventually determined the source: a Speedway gas station in Westmont. They believe fuel leaked from the station into the sewer system that stretches about eight miles.
EPA Employees Protest Trump Administration's Proposed Budget CutsA few dozen Chicago-based employees of the Environmental Protection Agency demonstrated Thursday afternoon at Federal Plaza, upset over proposed budget cuts by the Trump administration.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
Report: Lead Levels In Water May Be Higher Than Tests IndicateThe city says the lead levels in Chicago drinking water meet federal standards – but a new report says that might not be good enough.
Feds: Make Chicago River Clean Enough To Swim InThe Obama administration is warning that the Chicago River is not as clean as it should be, and state environmental officials must set up tougher clean water standards.
Agreement To Cut Pollution In Northwest IndianaAn agreement has reportedly been reached aimed at reducing air pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan.
City To Test Water For Cancer-Causing MetalThe City of Chicago will begin testing for the substance hexavalent chromium, after a study found high levels of the cancer-causing metal in tap water in the city and suburbs.
Report: Cancer-Causing Metal In Chicago WaterThere's a new scientific study in the news that says alarming amounts of a cancer-causing metal have been found in Chicago drinking water. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.