The clock is ticking. Only a little more than one day until the good-bye party for EPA’s Jeffrey Holmstead.
And the question: is Holmstead planning an “August surprise” in conjunction with his soon-to-be stand-in (and maybe permanent successor) Bill Wehrum?
We do know that in his July 20 farewell e-mail, Holmstead observed that “There are still a few things I want to finish before I leave the Agency.”
Those “few things” don’t appear to be aimed at eliminating pollution [EPA and OMB are still dragging their feet on the rules to implement the 1997 fine particle pollution standards], so what could it be?
Something bad, I bet.