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Wehrum Could Revert To EPA NAAQS Process With Earlier Political Input

November 10, 2017
Newly confirmed EPA Office of Air & Radiation (OAR) chief William Wehrum could now undo an Obama-era policy memo on ambient air standard reviews and reinstate a process from Wehrum's prior tenure at EPA during the George W. Bush administration that gave political leadership more control earlier in the reviews, sources say. The Senate on Nov. 9 in a 49-47 vote confirmed Wehrum to be air chief , and as head of OAR he is expected to play a major...

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