Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Op-ed: What Trump’s EPA chief won’t tell you at tomorrow’s shale conference

Tomorrow, Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Trump, will address a crowd of oil and gas enthusiasts at the annual Shale Insight conference in Pittsburgh.

This is not the first Mr. Wheeler, who was a coal lobbyist before he took the helm at the EPA, has rubbed elbows with some of the biggest names in the oil and gas industry. In July, as part of his first order of business, he met with and toured a facility belonging to Range Resources — the largest oil and gas operator in Pennsylvania — where he touted the industry’s positive impact on the economy.

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