“Most of the threats from climate change are 75 years out.” -EPA Director Andrew Wheeler#tellthefarmershttps://t.co/KbG98FgzrU — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) March 20, 2019 As ABC News reported, in remarks in Washington to mark World Water Day, EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler said safe drinking water, plastic pollution and other litter in the oceans, drought in western states, […]Continue Reading 272 words
a bipartisan group of senators wrote a letter to newly appointed EPA administrator (and former coal lobbyist) Andrew Wheeler urging that the agency withdraw December’s proposed MATS rollback rule.Continue Reading 643 words
Late last week, auto giant Fiat Chrysler agreed to pay out $800M to settle an enforcement action with the U.S. government and private lawsuits with car owners, after admitting that they installed emissions test-cheating devices on diesel Jeeps and trucks resulting in an additional 35,000 tons of pollution. The company is also required to recall […]Continue Reading 144 words
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While most of the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency are in a seemingly endless shutdown limbo, the priorities of the Trump Administration go on without a hitch. Two high profile examples came to light over the weekend — the preparation for newly nominated Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation hearing and the busiest […]Continue Reading 496 words