Daily Archives: August 24, 2018

The New EPA Chief: Andrew Wheeler


The YEARS Project
Published on Jul 10, 2018

Scott Pruitt has resigned as Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, but his replacement won’t be any better for the climate. Meet Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist. SOURCES: [i] Time.com. What to Know About Andrew Wheeler, a Former Coal Lobbyist Who Will Temporarily Replace Scott Pruitt As EPA Chief. Jul, 6th. 2018. http://time.com/5331352/andrew-wheele… [ii] NYTimes.com. How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt. Jul. 5th. 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/05/cl… [iii] EDF.org. This lobbyist could become EPA chief soon – and he may be worse than Pruitt. Apr. 10th. 2018. https://www.edf.org/blog/2018/04/10/l… [iv] Inthesetimes.com. Exclusive Photos Contradict Murray Energy CEO’s Claim He Had “Nothing To Do with” Rick Perry’s Coal Bailout. Dec. 16th. 2017. http://inthesetimes.com/features/murr… [v] Washingtonpost.com. How James Inhofe is upending the nation’s energy and environmental policies. Mar. 14th. 2017. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation… [vi] HuffingtonPost.com. Trump’s Climate-Denying Coal Lobbyist Nominee Inches Closer To EPA’s No. 2 Job. Feb. 7th. 2018. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/…

Trump loosens auto emissions standards


CGTN America
Published on Mar 15, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump is giving automakers more time to meet stringent auto emissions standards created under former President Barack Obama.