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What’s Coming? A Dramatic Shift in EPA Priorities

Scott Pruitt Signals Dramatic Shift in EPA Priorities The Wall Street Journal, 22 February 2017 Amy Harder In speech before employees, the new chief emphasized giving business certainty about rules Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, spoke to employees of the agency in Washington on Tuesday PHOTO:JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS WASHINGTON—In his first speech as administrator of…

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The Beginning of the End of EPA

Guest essay by Jay Lehr At the Republican National Convention last summer, the GOP approved a platform that stated: “We propose to shift responsibility for environmental regulation from the federal bureaucracy to the states and to transform the EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] into an independent bipartisan commission, similar to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, with structural…

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New book holds the EPA’s feet to the fire

by Charles G. Battig Steve Milloy is one persistent gentleman. Combining his legal and statistics education, he has spent most of his years ferreting out the false use of statistical techniques in the field of epidemiology. He continues the same quest in his latest book “Scare Pollution: Why and How to Fix the EPA” (2016)…

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Another good target for EPA reform

Europe gives Trump Administration excellent tutorials on how not to regulate pesticides Guest essay by Paul Driessen With reform-minded folks in charge of the Executive and Legislative Branches, unelected, unaccountable, un-removable bureaucrats may soon be exerting far less power over our policies, regulations, lives and livelihoods. Energy and climate are high on the fix-it list.…