EPA takes a more measured approach

EPA takes a more measured approach
Andrew Wheeler, acting director of the EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to work toward regulatory changes on water rules, renewable fuels and pesticides to help farmers, the agency’s acting administrator said last week during a visit with Iowa lawmakers and ag leaders. But the department, Andrew Wheeler said, plans to be careful as it makes the changes to help protect them from being overturned by lawsuits.

“I want you to know that President Trump is committed to the heartland. We may take a little more time on these rules, but we want to be sure that they last,” Wheeler said in a meeting at the Iowa State Fair with Iowa Gov. Kim...

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