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Ewire: Wheeler blasts Democratic states on energy issues

April 12, 2019
EPA chief Andrew Wheeler is blasting the actions of several high-profile Democratic governors on energy and environment issues, charging that they are playing politics or acting beyond their authority when blocking gas and coal infrastructure or imposing strict vehicle fuel economy limits. Much of the conflict relates to President Donald Trump's recent executive order directing EPA to revise its guidance on Clean Water Act (CWA) section 401, a provision that allows states to assess the water quality effects of major...


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