August 23, 2018 archive

EPA calls off hearings for changes in vehicle efficiency standards

Public hearings slated for three major cities by the Environmental Protection Agency to discuss proposals to weaken vehicle efficiency standards have been cancelled. The EPA called off the hearings for Washington, D.C., Detroit and Los Angeles after it announced another proposed change to the Obama-era carbon pollution rule. Word of the change of plans was …

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Pruitt cleared of wrongdoing by GAO over controversial beef association ad

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has been cleared of at least one of the political allegations made against him, claims that eventually led to him being forced out of office. And the Democrats in Congress who attacked him over it aren’t commenting. The Government Accountability Office has absolved him of any wrongdoing over …

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