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Zahra Hirji

Washington, DC
Reporter — BuzzFeed

energy + climate reporter @BuzzFeedScience. Previously @insideclimate, @mit_sciwrite. Send tips to, or DM me. I'm also on signal.

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@Zhirji28 — 3,577 followers, 14,044 tweets

The EPA closed far fewer pollution cases in its first year under Trump — 48 cases, garnering $30 million in civil penalties — than previous administrations' first years. 
Trump's DOE violated the law by indefinitely putting on hold four rules requiring air conditioners and other products to use less energy, a federal judge ruled. The rules would save consumers $8+ billion over a 30-yr period, DOE's own analysis found. 
RT @JasonLeopold: 6 mos after rpts surfaced that DOE mounted posters discouraging employees from leaking to media, the Office of Spec…
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