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Wheeler Sidesteps Senate Democrats' Calls To Reverse Pruitt EPA Agenda

August 02, 2018
Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) Democrats at an Aug. 1 hearing with acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler urged him to halt many of the Obama-era rule rollbacks launched by former Trump agency chief Scott Pruitt, but Wheeler largely sidestepped the calls and made no firm commitments. Wheeler defended EPA policies on an array of other subjects, generally standing behind Pruitt's broad agenda but with a more moderate tone and offers to work with legislators on key issues or...

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