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U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA Read More

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers

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FILE PHOTO: An empty podium awaits the arrival of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to address staff at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration’s environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to Read More

US EPA air chief behind carbon rule, fuel economy rollbacks to step down

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Washington — The US Environmental Protection Agency’s air policy chief, who led rollbacks of Obama-era rules regulating power sector emissions and auto fuel economy targets, will leave the job at the end of the week, Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Wednesday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Bill Read More

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium Read More

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions rules resigns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday. Wehrum, the assistant administrator for air and radiation, told staff and others in an email Wednesday he was resigning. He said Read More

Senior U.S. EPA official overseeing emissions stepping down

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday. Wehrum, the assistant administrator for air and radiation, told staff and others in an email Wednesday seen by Reuters that he Read More

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions stepping down

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill Wehrum, the top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official who has been in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday. Wehrum told staff and others in an email Wednesday seen by Reuters that he resigning after having Read More

Outrage as dad and daughter’s bodies lie face down in river – Warning: Distressing images

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The deaths of a father and his toddler daughter whose bodies were pictured face down in a river after they tried to get to the US have sparked outrage. :: Warning distressing images below The tragedy comes amid a recent spate of other deaths on the US-Mexico border, which highlight the dangers facing Central American Read More

US border chief quits as father and daughter drown – Warning: Distressing images

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The deaths of a father and his infant daughter whose bodies were pictured face down in a river after they tried to get to the US have sparked outrage. :: Warning distressing images below The tragedy comes amid a recent spate of other deaths on the US-Mexico border, as Central American migrants succumb to the Read More