You can’t have a cooperative relationship with state agencies that are held captive by a mafia.
States are failing to enforce oil & gas rules and that was proved using their own data. People are being harmed.
EPA looks to build bridges at state regulators’ gathering
Ellen M. Gilmer, E&E reporter
EnergyWire: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Bob Sussman wants to create goodwill between the EPA and the states but the only way that will happen is if the EPA lets the states continue to be compromised.
“We know through all of our experience that if we are not very careful, very thoughtful with how we do this study, we’re going to get attacked,” he told EnergyWire after his speech. “Above all, we want this to be a credible study, so we’re working very hard on that.”
Cowboy up! Use the best science and tell the truth. Then it will be a credible study. What the states do should not influence the study.