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Exxon Mobil opposes weakening Obama-era emissions rules: letter to EPA

Exxon Mobil Corp sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of methane gas emission rules put in place under the Obama administration, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters.

EPA replacement for Obama climate plan due late next week: source
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EPA replacement for Obama climate plan due late next week: source

The Trump administration's proposed replacement for the Obama-era's central regulation on climate change, the Clean Power Plan, is expected to be released by the Environmental Protection Agency late next week, an agency source said on Thursday.
Trump's EPA ignored Energy Department calls to limit biofuel waivers

Trump's EPA ignored Energy Department calls to limit biofuel waivers

The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has consistently ignored recommendations from the Department of Energy to reject or limit waivers to oil refiners seeking exemptions from nation's biofuels law, according to five sources familiar with the matter.
EPA chief tells U.S. lawmakers he has fund to fight ethics complaints

EPA chief tells U.S. lawmakers he has fund to fight ethics complaints

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said on Wednesday that he now has a legal fund in place to help him fight off a growing list of allegations related to his spending and reported ethical missteps.

Senators ask Trump to suspend EPA's use of biofuel waivers

Senators ask Trump to suspend EPA's use of biofuel waivers

Five Republican senators on Monday called on President Donald Trump to temporarily halt the use of biofuels policy waivers for small oil refineries, after reports the Environmental Protection Agency had issued a recent wave of such exemptions.
Greens fear climate backslide with Pompeo as top U.S. diplomat

Greens fear climate backslide with Pompeo as top U.S. diplomat

Several green groups criticized the Trump administration's choice on Tuesday of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, saying his past skeptical comments about global warming show he is less suited to run U.S. foreign policy about climate change than the former Exxon Mobil CEO.
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