31 Jul '18, 6pm

Three conflicts of interest that make Andrew Wheeler a scary EPA chief.

Andrew Wheeler, who’s leading the Environmental Protection Agency as acting administrator, brings a long history of lobbying for the coal and chemical industries – and serious conflicts of interest. He was paid handsomely by his clients, serving many of them as recently as 2017. Now, he'll make decisions that could benefit those same companies. Can we trust him to protect public health? Wheeler's potential areas of conflict Wheeler will likely use his bureaucratic knowledge to continue to work for the goals of his past clients in various areas, including: 1. Coal One of Wheeler’s most prominent clients was Murray Energy, the coal giant whose boss, Bob Murray, has a close relationship with President Trump. So close, in fact, that Murray gave the president a wish list of environmental rollbacks. That wish list has seemingly become a to-do list, as the administration has work...

Full article: https://www.edf.org/these-conflicts-interest-make-wheeler...

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