EPA Loses 10 percent of Enforcement Staff Under Trump

From: Green Car Reports

“If the EPA wants to reduce federal involvement in environmental protection, it may not need to roll back emissions requirements or cancel California’s environmental waiver. It could just quit enforcing the law. That is already happening to a degree, according to new data from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, as reported in The Washington Post. The data reveals that enforcement staff has fallen by 10 percent in the agency’s Criminal Investigation Division since September 2016, a few months before President Donald Trump’s election.”

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