Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Senators Bring Up Climate Change During EPA Chief Confirmation Hearing

Environmental protesters interrupted a Senate confirmation hearing for acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler.


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2018 Ocean Temperatures Were The Hottest On Record

2:28A protester tears up a genetically modified (GM) oil seed rape plant.
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Most People Know Less About GMOs Than They Think

2:23Marijuana plants
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Marijuana Addiction Is Real Even If It Doesn't Affect Most Users

0:50Emergency workers in protective suits
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Chemical Weapons Watchdog To Ban Novichok Nerve Agents

1:32Grand Teton
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A Government Shutdown Makes National Parks Riskier Than Usual

1:09Oxycodone pain pills
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You May Have A Higher Chance Of Dying Of An Opioid OD Than A Car Crash

4:30The Alliance: Sustainability for the 21st Century. Sponsored by Green Umbrella

The Alliance: Sustainability for the 21st Century

1:09Flu shot
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CDC Estimates Up To 7 Million People Have Had The Flu This Season

1:49Empty baby beds in a maternity ward of a hospital
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Immigration Could Be Only Way To Offset Falling Birth Rate

1:40President Jair Bolsonaro is recognized as commander-in-chief of Brazil's Armed Forces during his inauguration
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Brazil's New Forest Policies Could Cause Worldwide CO2 Impacts

1:01Ocean waves.
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The Oceans Are Heating Up Much Faster Than Previously Thought

4:28A concept vehicle at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show
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CES Asks: How Do You Get Someone To Want More Self-Driving Cars?

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Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Slash Prescription Drug Costs

0:52Romaine lettuce in a grocery store
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CDC Says E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Is Over

1:07Grocery store
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FDA Can't Conduct Most US Food Safety Inspections During The Shutdown

0:59Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler
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Trump Officially Taps Andrew Wheeler To Lead EPA

1:05A doctor holds a stethoscope
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Study: US Cancer Death Rate Drops For 25th Straight Year

0:48The gas-powered Valley Generating Station is seen in the San Fernando Valley.
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US Carbon Dioxide Emissions Shot Up In 2018 After Years Of Decline

1:34A NOAA meteorologist monitors weather in the agency's Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
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Government Shutdowns Can Wreck The Rigid Timing Of Scientific Research

2:51Human body made of microorganisms
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The 75 Trillion Microorganisms That Raised You From Birth

0:53Sign on a store that accepts food stamps
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SNAP, Food Assistance Programs Could Run Out Of Funding Amid Shutdown

3:22A woman works out at The Phoenix
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Inside The Gym That Combines Sobriety And Fitness

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The CDC Says Flu Activity Levels Are High In 19 States

2:37Health professionals wearing scrubs and caps
University of Michigan

Rate Of Violence Against Nurses Climbs Again

1:17A composite image of the far side of the moon as captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

What We Can Learn From China's Unprecedented Far-Side Moon Landing

0:52Vehicles lined up in a row
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Norway Sets World Record For Most All-Electric Cars Sold In 2018

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Major Pharma Companies Are Reportedly Hiking Drug Prices In 2019

1:25A artist's rendering of New Horizons flying by 2014 MU69
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NASA Rang In The New Year With A Historic Flyby

24:04A blood pressure meter on a doctor's desk
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'What The Health' Full Episode: 2018 Year In Health

1:02Smoke stacks from a coal power plant
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EPA Proposes New Rules Regarding Mercury Pollution From Power Plants