EPA Pledges ‘Partnerships’ With GOP-Aligned Environmental Group

July 25, 2019
EPA’s newly inked agreement with the conservative American Conservation Coalition (ACC) is an unusual if not unique move to set up a working relationship with a political advocacy group that touts itself as an alternative to environmentalists that “have disenfranchised those who are right-of-center,” though EPA is downplaying the agreement as nonbinding. The July 24 memorandum of understanding (MOU) includes a pledge to “encourage the establishment of regional level partnerships among ACC chapters and EPA's 10 Regional Offices, and EPA...

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