2019-01-17 14:12:15

Activists Decry Trump’s EPA Pick, Coal Lobbyist Andrew Wheeler

Senate confirmation hearings began Wednesday for former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, whom President Trump has nominated to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Wheeler has been the acting head of the EPA since Scott Pruitt resigned in July amid an onslaught of financial and ethics scandals. DN! speaks with Heather McTeer Toney, national field director for Moms Clean Air Force and former Southeast regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency during the Obama administration. DN! also speaks with Mary Anne Hitt, director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign.

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