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  • President's USGS, DOE, EPA Nominees Confirmed
    by AIBS on April 16, 2018 at 10:04 pm

    On 12 April, the Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator. Wheeler, a former energy lobbyist, has previously served as a Republican aide to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. […]

  • Lawmakers Urge Speaker to Bring Scientific Integrity Legislation to Floor
    by AIBS on April 16, 2018 at 10:04 pm

    House Democratic lawmakers, led by Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY), have requested that House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) bring legislation related to scientific integrity to the floor for a vote posthaste. A letter stressing the importance of […]

  • Pruitt Claims Authority Over WOTUS Protection Decisions
    by AIBS on April 16, 2018 at 10:03 pm

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a directive giving himself authority to make decisions related to regulatory protections under the Clean Water Act. The one-page memo signed by Pruitt on 30 March gives the […]

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