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Former EPA Chiefs’ Warnings Spur Democrats To Vow Science Oversight

June 11, 2019
House Democrats are vowing to pursue new oversight hearings of the Trump EPA’s deregulatory agenda after a bipartisan group of former agency administrators testified that the administration is bypassing sound science in favor of cutting industry costs, though the lawmakers did not identify steps that could limit or reverse the rollbacks. Future oversight hearings will include scrutiny of the agency’s handling of science and its attempts to under Obama-era Clean Air Act rules including the power plant mercury and air...


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