20 Sep '17, 3pm

Meet the 4 Horsemen of the EPA-pocalypse

Meet the 4 Horsemen of the EPA-pocalypse By Mary Anne Hitt Every week, another decision that endangers our families seems to come out of Scott Pruitt's and Donald Trump's U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ). The latest facepalm/outrage comes in the form of confirmation hearings that start this week for four completely unacceptable nominees to critical leadership positions at EPA. This Wednesday, Sep. 20, the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works will decide whether to confirm Bill Wehrum to lead the EPA's Office of Air and Radiation, David Ross as chief of the EPA's Office of Water, and Michael Dourson to head up the agency's chemical safety programs. Later this month, they will hold a hearing on the nomination of Andrew Wheeler as EPA's deputy administrator, the agency's second-in-command. We can thank EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for these four h...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/pruitt-epa-nominees-2487546138.html

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