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Trump's EPA Defies Court Order to Regulate Contaminant Linked to Infant Brain Damage Because It's 'Not in the Public Interest'
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Donald Trump is widely criticized for its reluctance to protect the environment.

In its latest move, current EPA head Andrew Wheeler—a former coal lobbyist—will ignore a court-ordered June deadline to establish a safe drinking-water standard in regards to the chemical perchlorate.

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