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With Corporate Interests at the Helm, EPA Polluter Fines Down 85%, Hitting Lowest Level in 25 Years

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With Corporate Interests at the Helm, EPA Polluter Fines Down 85%, Hitting Lowest Level in 25 Years

Julia Conley, staff writer

With a former coal lobbyist at the helm of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the past six months—and a self-described "advocate" against the agency's work prior to that—the EPA has drastically reduced the fines it's levied against pollution-causing industries and companies since President Donald Trump took office.

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Expert
Polluter’s
Advocates.

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What are the odds those fines are written off one way or another and the only burden to them is a little overtime for the accountant.

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