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Ewire: Trump critics seize on Russian praise for EPA asbestos rule

July 12, 2018
Environmentalists are stepping up their attack on EPA’s plan for a limited rule governing new uses of asbestos rather than a long-sought ban after a Russian mining company has started branding pallets of the material with President Donald Trump’s face to celebrate that he is “on our side” against more stringent regulations. Environmental Working Group (EWG) reported in a July 11 blog post , that the asbestos mining firm Uralasbest posted on Facebook June 25 to declare that “Donald is...

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