Democrats grill EPA chief on regulatory rollbacks during coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic senators on Wednesday grilled Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on the agency’s recent moves to roll back rules and halt enforcement actions and monitoring requirements during the coronavirus outbreak, saying they would especially harm minorities. … Continue reading Democrats grill EPA chief on regulatory rollbacks during coronavirus outbreak

U.S. energy secretary criticized by advocacy groups for ‘redlining’ comment

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette speaks with journalists during a roundtable in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 2, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Liberal groups criticized U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette on Tuesday for a … Continue reading U.S. energy secretary criticized by advocacy groups for ‘redlining’ comment