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The rollback comes at a time when there are calls for the investigation of the head of the EPA for corruption. This report from the Washington Post details an inexpensive housing relationship that was set up with a Washington lobbyist and campaign contributor. The housing arrangement was for $50 a night in a city where the low end of costs of a hotel room are closer to $200 a night. It turns out that the lobbying firm associated with the individual represents the fossil fuel industry.
As a reminder, the mission statement of the EPA is: