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EPA allows some companies to bypass pollution checks

EPA allows some companies to bypass pollution checks

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

Many things have changed since the outbreak of coronavirus. While most of these changes are to protect people susceptible to the virus and to stop the spread of it, some are doing the exact opposite. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently sent out a memo detailing its plans to let companies bypass the EPA’s pollution checks if they claim the coronavirus disrupted their operations. Furthermore, companies are ins...