Pruitt’s Successor Wants Rollbacks, Too. And He Wants Them to Stick.

The New York Times cited CEI’s Director of the Center for Energy and Environment Myron Ebell on EPA’s change in leadership and changing standards.

Mr. Rosen, a lawyer whose former clients have included General Motors and Hyundai, served as general counsel for the Transportation Department during the George W. Bush administration, where he was known as an opponent of efforts to combat climate change and regulate auto pollution. The plan would strip away regulations that he has fought for years.

“The thinking is, whatever they do to relax the standards, California will sue,” said Myron Ebell, who led the Trump administration’s E.P.A. transition team. “So why not go for the whole thing?”

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