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EPA Touts FY18 Enforcement Hike In Pollution Cuts But Criticism Persists

January 10, 2019
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says the agency's pending fiscal year 2018 enforcement results include 800 million pounds of pollution and waste reduced, which he says is a major increase over FY17, despite environmentalists' fears that the agency's overall enforcement efforts have plummeted since the Obama administration. Speaking on a Jan. 10 press call to announce a Clean Air Act enforcement settlement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Wheeler said the “over 809 million” in pollution cuts is further evidence that...

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