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Loose Change: Wheeler faces ethics scrutiny over biofuel meeting

September 13, 2018
Ethics officials are raising questions about a meeting acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler held weeks ago with a former lobbying client, potentially giving Trump EPA critics fresh ammunition to argue that ethics problems at the agency have continued despite former Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation this summer. The allegations center on a June 26 meeting Wheeler held with biofuel advocates urging the agency to strengthen the renewable fuel standard (RFS), E&E News reports , which generally would not arouse suspicion...


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