The war within the EPA

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As Attorney General of Oklahoma, President Trump's EPA Administration, Scott Pruitt, sued the agency he now runs many times to reduce federal regulations. Now, one top deputy, Nancy Beck, has re-written a rule to track the consequences of a hazardous chemical in drinking water.

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Before joining the EPA, Beck was an executive at the American Chemistry Council for five years. Veterans at the agency are worried. That's according to Eric Lipton of the New York Times.

Credits

Guest:
Eric Lipton - National reporter for the New York Times - @EricLiptonNYT

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Devan Schwartz, Evan George, Gideon Brower