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Sen. Whitehouse presses Murray Energy for coal 'action plan'

November 13, 2017
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is pressing coal company Murray Energy for a copy of a three-and-a-half page “action plan” it gave to the Trump administration to boost the coal sector, including proposed attacks on EPA regulations. The request follows up on a Nov. 8 Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee confirmation hearing on Trump administration environment nominees, including Andrew Wheeler -- a former lobbyist for Murray Energy who has been tapped to be deputy EPA administrator. It is also...

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