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Congress: Former EPA staff urge House investigation of threats to California

October 10, 2019
Almost 600 former EPA employees are urging multiple House panels to investigate the agency’s recent enforcement threats against California as a potential abuse of power, calling the threats “transparently partisan” given lack of similar actions against other states with equal or more serious environmental problems. “We write as former employees of the EPA to respectfully request that your Committee investigation whether EPA Administrator Wheeler’s recent actions in California were intended as retaliation for the state’s failure to support President Trump’s...

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