Wheeler promotes 'cleaner' US fossil fuel exports

March 12, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is urging other countries to buy U.S. fossil fuel exports, arguing the fuels are “cleaner” than alternatives purchased in other countries because domestic environmental standards are generally stronger. “What the U.S. offers the world in terms of energy is our fossil fuels are extracted in a more environmentally conscious manner than anywhere else in the world," Wheeler said during a March 11 speech at the annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston. He added: “If Europe wants...

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