Trump administration backs off plan to scrub climate pages from EPA website

Washington Post discusses with Myron Ebell the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to suspend 30 regulations issued under the Obama administration. 

In a separate move Wednesday, the agency suspended 30 regulations that had been issued by the Obama administration. The suspensions will be in effect until March 21. Most of them had been published in the Federal Register but had not yet taken effect. Myron Ebell, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute who served on the Trump transition’s EPA landing team, said the suspension was needed so that the new administration could review the pending rules.

“The EPA has been headed in the wrong direction for years, so freezing new regulations is a necessary first step in turning the EPA around,” Ebell said. “Taxpayers and consumers across America should be cheering these actions by the Trump administration.”

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