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Who Is Andrew Wheeler? (And Why You Should Be Afraid of Him)

Who Is Andrew Wheeler? (And Why You Should Be Afraid of Him)

By Jeff Turrentine Scott Pruitt’s long record of misdeeds and malfeasance finally seems to have caught up with him. Whether his numerous scandals, recently making headlines, will cost him his job as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is still an open question. President Trump has been tweeting his support of his EPA […]

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    Who Is Andrew Wheeler? (And Why You Should Be Afraid of Him)

    Who Is Andrew Wheeler? (And Why You Should Be Afraid of Him)

    By Jeff Turrentine Scott Pruitt’s long record of misdeeds and malfeasance finally seems to have caught up with him. Whether his numerous scandals, recently making headlines, will cost him his job as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is still an open question. President Trump has been tweeting his support of his EPA […]

    Former Coal Lobbyist Confirmed as No. 2 at EPA

    Former Coal Lobbyist Confirmed as No. 2 at EPA

    The Senate voted on Thursday to confirm former Inhofe staffer and coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to the position of deputy administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to serve as Scott Pruitt‘s second in command. Democrats Heitkamp, Manchin and Donnelly joined with Republicans to give approval for Wheeler to move into a position regulating […]

    This Coal Lobbyist Could Head the EPA, and He May Be Worse Than Pruitt

    This Coal Lobbyist Could Head the EPA, and He May Be Worse Than Pruitt

    By Keith Gaby Given the tenuous hold Scott Pruitt has on his job leading the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), attention has now turned to the pending nomination of coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to become the embattled agency’s deputy administrator. In the event Pruitt were forced from office by the avalanche of scandals swirling around […]

    Coal Lobbyist Could Be Next EPA Deputy Administrator

    Coal Lobbyist Could Be Next EPA Deputy Administrator

    President Donald Trump, who signed an executive order in January to curtail lobbying influence in government, is expected to name a coal lobbyist as the new deputy administrator to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Sources told POLITICO that the president is likely tapping Andrew Wheeler, a registered lobbyist for Murray Energy, to be the […]