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Their support for Biden comes in stark contrast to the self-congratulatory remarks that current Administrator Andrew Wheeler delivered last Friday in California to “celebrate” the 50th anniversary of the EPA. Not to mention President Trump’s ridiculous claims about his environmental “accomplishments” this week. Wheeler took a swipe at the former Administrators for elevating “single-issue advocacy” around climate change, which he said comes at the expense of U.S. interests, taking aim at the Paris Accord as well. Wheeler also ridiculously claimed his efforts to make the agency’s science more transparent would benefit the public (it does not) and that by rolling back regulations, the EPA would help minority communities (it does not). So we salute these two former Administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency who put the country, and the public’s health and safety, over party.
by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer Today, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor, Pete Buttigieg, will face a Senate confirmation hearing for his appointment as Secretary of Transportation. If confirmed, Buttigieg will be the first openly gay Cabinet secretary to be confirmed by the Senate. Not only will Buttigieg be a member of one of the […]
by Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer Since 2018, Californians have benefited from a new addition to the state government: the Bureau of Environmental Justice. Launched by Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the bureau is focused on protecting communities disproportionately harmed by pollution and contamination. The environmental justice bureau is the first of its kind, with six […]
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