Pruitt Acts to Yield Some EPA Power Over Mining, Development

From: Sun Herald

“Kyla Bennett, a former EPA official now with the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility nonprofit, said the proposal would weaken one of the few tools the agency has when it comes to limiting environmental harm from mining and other development around waterways. The proposal was meant to benefit the interests “he’s always concerned with: oil and gas and mining,” Bennett charged. “His buddies who make money.””

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