US House Energy and Commerce Democrats restate demand for EPA enforcement data

Oil & Gas Journal: US House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) and chairs of two subcommittees sent a letter to US Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler reiterating their demand for documents and information on what they consider the agency’s lack of enforcement action.

In their Feb. 1 letter, Pallone, along with Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) and Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Chairman Paul D. Tonko (D-NY), said the agency has failed to take enforcement action aimed at addressing climate change and protecting public health. This letter followed one that the trio sent Wheeler on Dec. 6, 2018, and included some additional requests.

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