Wyo. Sen. Blocks EPA Enforcement Nominee Over Coal Plant

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (January 14, 2022, 4:39 p.m. EDT) — Wyoming Senator Cynthia Loomis is blocking President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement office in retaliation for the last EPA of the Trump era. The decision that would have kept a coal-fired power plant operating in the state.

David Ullman has been nominated to lead the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance and was supposed to have taken a vote on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday. But his voice was scratched, and on Thursday, Loomis, a member of the committee, explained why it was banned.

Loomis condemned the EPA for…

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