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Congress: Carper seeks EPA information downplaying climate report

December 04, 2018
The top Democrat on the Senate environment committee is urging acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to provide information that supports EPA's effort to downplay the dire warnings contained in the fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA) that the Trump administration recently issued. In a Dec. 3 letter , Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) argues that Wheeler's effort to distance himself from the report's findings “runs afoul” of a commitment he made to the senator. “We may not all agree about what to...


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