Democratic Lawmakers Raise Pressure on EPA Over Icahn's Biofuels Role

Jun 21, 2017
In The News

Democratic lawmakers asked Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt on Wednesday to disclose procedures to prevent billionaire Carl Icahn from influencing U.S. biofuels policy for personal gain…. The letter is the latest in a string of missives from Democrats concerned about Icahn's dual role as a special adviser to President Donald Trump on regulation and as a major investor in heavily regulated industries…. Signing the letter were Reps. Frank Pallone, the ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee; Bobby Rush; Diana DeGette; Paul Tonko; and John Sarbanes.