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Inside Biden's uphill battle to restore the EPA after Trump

2 monthes ago   |   By Grist

Laws are only as good as their enforcement. During his four years in office, former President Donald Trump's appointees to the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, decimated the agency's ability to catch and penalize polluters breaking environmental rules. As a result of this and longer-term trends, facility inspections and civil cases filed against polluting operations like chemical plants and wastewater treatment centers dropped to their lowest levels in a decade last year.
The Biden administration is now attempting to reverse course. While the new president's flurry of executive...
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