Washington Free Beacon: Top EPA Official: ‘Dickheads’ in White House Resisted Regulating Fracking

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by Lachlan Markay
Washington Free Beacon

A senior Environmental Protection Agency official privately complained about “dickheads” in the White House who resisted efforts to regulate an innovative oil and gas extraction technique, newly released documents show.

Michael Goo, then the EPA’s policy chief, complained to a Sierra Club lobbyist that the White House Office of Management and Budget was resisting efforts to regulate hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”…

The text message was obtained by the Energy and Environment Legal Institute through a Freedom of Information Act request and shared exclusively with the Washington Free Beacon.

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2016-09-12T14:34:54+00:00 September 12th, 2016|EPA Collusion, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Scandal, War on Coal|