04 Feb '17, 11am

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This story was originally published by Fusion and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On Tuesday, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing titled “Making the Environmental Protection Agency Great Again.” With the leader of the committee, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), a staunch climate change denier and scientist witchhunter, and the incoming head of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, well known for his animosity towards the EPA and its regulatory powers, the name of the hearing will strike many as misleading. But as President Trump sets about making America great again — as he promised to do so many times on the campaign trail — it’s clear that rolling back regulations of all sorts and extracting fossil fuels of all varieties is high on his priority list. He’s already signed executive orders calling for the scrapping of ...

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