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Fri Jul 21, 2017, 02:55 PM Jul 2017

Top coal lobbyist expected to be No. 2 at EPA

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Source: Axios

Top coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler is likely to be tapped as the No. 2. official at the Environmental Protection Agency, according to two people familiar with the decision-making process.

The expected appointment for deputy EPA administrator is a turnaround from last month when the White House was poised to tap Jeff Holmstead, a former top EPA official under President George W. Bush. Holmstead is considered to be a more moderate conservative compared to Wheeler and other officials inside the Trump administration.

Read more: https://www.axios.com/top-coal-lobbyist-expected-to-be-no-2-at-epa-2463196099.html

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Top coal lobbyist expected to be No. 2 at EPA (Original Post) Shell_Seas Jul 2017 OP
A stunning "F-U" to planet Earth. flibbitygiblets Jul 2017 #1
Well, afterall the Trump Regime doesn't believe in Science Shell_Seas Jul 2017 #2
I give up Old Vet Jul 2017 #3
Locking... DonViejo Jul 2017 #4


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1. A stunning "F-U" to planet Earth.
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 03:05 PM
Jul 2017


(3,343 posts)
2. Well, afterall the Trump Regime doesn't believe in Science
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 03:10 PM
Jul 2017

Old Vet

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3. I give up
Fri Jul 21, 2017, 03:21 PM
Jul 2017

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