August 25, 2020

HuffPost: EPA Faces New Scrutiny Over Decision To Stop Enforcing Pollution Laws Amid Pandemic

Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey called the agency’s actions “extremely troubling.”

The Environmental Protection Agency is facing new scrutiny of its decision to stop enforcing pollution rules amid the pandemic, escalating a fight over what critics see as one of the most egregious parts of the administration’s response to the coronavirus ahead of the November election.

In a letter sent Monday to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D) and Ed Markey (D) accused the agency of providing “all but meaningless” responses to earlier questions about the March order to suspend enforcement of environmental laws.


Read the full article on the Huffington Post website here.  

By:  Alexander C. Kaufman
Source: HuffPost