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In case you haven’t been paying attention, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is taking dramatic steps that will hinder the country’s action to reduce greenhouse emissions.

Staff Writer Edwin Delgado can be reached at edelgado@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3440.

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