Former Coal Lobbyist On Tap For No. 2 Spot At EPA

Former Coal Lobbyist On Tap For No. 2 Spot At EPA

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Andrew Wheeler during his November 2017 Senate confirmation hearing to be deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

The man hoping to help lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, is a former lobbyist for coal and natural gas companies. As a young EPA lawyer, he worked on hazardous chemical rules.

(Image credit: Alex Edelman/picture-alliance/dpa/AP)

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