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Congress: House Democrats launch inquiry on EPA ties to utility group

April 11, 2019
House Democrats are ramping up scrutiny of the ties between top Trump EPA officials and the power sector, sending queries to eight utility members of the Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG) and the group's law firm that seek communications between those companies and agency air chief Bill Wehrum and other current or former EPA officials. The queries come in the wake of allegations in multiple press reports that Wehrum and other staff may have violated -- or at a minimum...

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