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American should be appalled that President elect Trump just picked someone who has made a career of being a vocal defender for polluters to head our Environmental Protection Agency, Trip Van Noppen, president of Earthjustice, said in a December 2016 statement. has fought Environmental Protection Agency pollution limits on toxic substances like soot and mercury that put us all at risk for increased cancer, childhood asthma and other health problems. He falsely claims that fracking doesn contaminate drinking water supplies.