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Reilly Urges Wheeler To Advance Affirmative Agenda But Doubts Prospects

August 06, 2018
William Reilly, who served as EPA administrator during the George H.W. Bush administration, is urging Andrew Wheeler, the agency's new acting chief, to advance an affirmative environmental agenda rather than a continued focus on regulatory rollbacks, but he is also indicating that he does not expect Wheeler to wholeheartedly embrace that advice. “I hope he will undertake some positive initiatives that do not have, as their primary motivation, the economic impact of environmental policies but rather the protection of nature...

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