Emma Foehringer Merchant

It’s official: Oil is making its way through the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Crude oil is now under North Dakota's Lake Oahe, in an area held sacred by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes.

as the world burns

Trump’s environmental executive order is everything we feared.

Say goodbye to the Clean Power Plan, methane regulations, and so much more!

horseback to the future

Interior Secretary Zinke is a Roosevelt fanboy. So does that mean he won’t trash the place?

Grist asks the historian Douglas Brinkley what it means for Zinke to call himself a Roosevelt conservationist.

Deregulators, mount up!

That long-promised executive order rolling back Obama’s environmental regulations is on its way.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said to expect Trump to sign the directive tomorrow.

A rolling Keystone gathers no moss

The Trump administration is about to officially OK the Keystone XL pipeline.

The State Department says it will approve a permit for TransCanada to build the tar-sands pipeline.

not all funds and games

Trump’s budget is a declaration of war on the environment

Here are 13 ways that it would massively screw over the climate, clean water, Amtrak, and more.

Skinny dip

Trump’s “skinny budget” may slash EPA funding even more than previously reported.

Instead of a 24 percent cut, the White House is now proposing 31 percent.

A review to a kill

Trump is sending Obama’s auto fuel economy standards back to the drawing board.

During a Wednesday visit to Michigan, President Trump will give a little gift to the auto industry.

Police want to search a #NoDAPL group’s Facebook page.

The American Civil Liberties Union is trying to stop the search warrant.