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In 'Test,' Environmentalists Urge Wheeler To Break With Pruitt On Key Rules

August 09, 2018
Environmentalists are urging Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to narrow or scrap a series of proposals that his predecessor Scott Pruitt championed before resigning last month, eyeing the agency’s coming decisions on science policy, climate regulation and other issues as key signs of whether the new acting chief will be “Pruitt 2.0.” “We know full well that some of the proposals that his predecessor started would be illegal if they were finalized as written. So this is the test for...

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