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Many Observers Downplay Impact Of Wehrum’s Exit On EPA Agenda

June 26, 2019
Several industry and other observers are downplaying the implications of Bill Wehrum’s imminent departure from the helm of EPA’s air office on the Trump administration’s broader deregulatory agenda, given that numerous rollbacks of air toxics standards, air permitting and vehicle greenhouse gas limits are already underway. That appraisal, however, is not universal, with a former agency official stating Wehrum’s exit is likely to slow action on a number of issues. Wehrum is “impossible to replace” as air chief given his...


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