Uvavanyo lwe-EPA lweekhemikhali lutsala ukugxeka kwizazinzulu zalo

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Uninzi lwezazinzulu zase-US ezisebenzela i-Arhente yokuKhuselwa kokusiNgqongileyo (i-EPA) zithi azizithembi iinkokheli eziphezulu ze-arhente ukuba ziyokunyaniseka kwaye bayoyika ukuziphindezela xa bezokuxela ukwaphulwa komthetho, ngokophando lwabasebenzi olwenziwe ngo-2020.

Ngokutsho Uphando lweProjenti yokujonga abasebenzi ngo-2020, olwaqhutywa yiOfisi yoLawulo lwaBasebenzi e-US, iipesenti ezingama-75 zabasebenzi be-EPA kwiCandelo leSizwe leeNkqubo zeMichiza abaphendule kolu phando babonisa ukuba babengacingi ukuba iinkokeli eziphezulu ze-arhente zigcina “imigangatho ephezulu yokunyaniseka nokuthembeka.” Amashumi amathandathu anesihlanu eepesenti abasebenzi abaphendula kwiCandelo loVavanyo loMngcipheko baphendule ngendlela efanayo.

Eyothusayo, iipesenti ezingama-53 zabaphenduli kwiCandelo loVavanyo loMngcipheko lwe-EPA bathi abanakukuchaza ukophulwa komthetho okanye ummiselo ngaphandle koloyiko lokuphindezela. Amashumi amane anesithathu eepesenti abasebenzi be-EPA abaphendulayo kwiOfisi yoThintelo loNgcoliseko kunye neToxics (OPPT) baphendule ngendlela efanayo.

Uluvo olubi olubonakaliswe kwiziphumo zophando zihambelana neengxelo ezandayo zokungalunganga ngaphakathi kwiinkqubo zovavanyo lweekhemikhali ze-EPA, ngokutsho kwabasebenzi bakaRhulumente boXanduva lwezeNdalo (PEER).

"Kufanele ukuba kuxhalabise ukuba ngaphezulu kwesiqingatha seekhemikhali ze-EPA kunye nezinye iingcali ezisebenza ngokubaluleka kwezempilo zikarhulumente aziziva zikhululekile ukuxela iingxaki okanye ukophulwa kweflegi," utshilo uMlawuli oyiNtloko we-PEER uTim Whitehouse, owayengummeli we-EPA. ingxelo.

Kwangoko kule nyanga, iiZiko leSizwe lezeNzululwazi, ubuNjineli, kunye noNyango yatsho i-EPAIindlela zokuvavanya ubungozi ngaphakathi kwesakhelo soMthetho wokuLawulwa kweziTyhefu "bezikumgangatho ophantsi kakhulu."

Ubunkokheli obutsha be-EPA buza kuzalisa izandla zabo kule nqanawa itshonayo, utshilo uWhitehouse.

Emva kokuthatha i-ofisi ngoJanuwari, uMongameli uJoe Biden wakhupha umthetho olawulayo ephawula ukuba i-EPA phantsi kweBiden inokuphambuka kwisikhundla sayo kwiikhemikhali ezininzi kwizigqibo ezenziwe yiarhente phantsi komongameli wangaphambili uDonald Trump.

In lelana yomhla kaJan. 21, iOfisi ye-EPA ye-Counsellar yathi oku kulandelayo:

"Ngokuhambelana noMyalelo kaMongameli uBiden wokuKhusela iMpilo yoLuntu kunye nokusiNgqongileyo kunye nokuBuyiselwa kwezeNzululwazi ukuJongana neNgxaki yeMozulu ekhutshwe nge-20 kaJanuwari, 2021, (yezeMpilo kunye ne-EO), oku kuyakuqinisekisa isicelo sam egameni le-Arhente yoKhuseleko lwezeNdalo e-US ( EPA) ukuba iSebe lezoBulungisa lase-US (i-DOJ) lifune kwaye lifumane ama-abeyance okanye ukuhlala kwenkqubo kulindelwe isimangalo sokufuna ukuphononongwa kwezomthetho kwawo nawuphi na umgaqo we-EPA obhengezwe phakathi kukaJanuwari 20, 2017, noJanuwari 20, 2021, okanye efuna ukumisela umhla wokugqibela we-EPA ukubhengeza ummiselo onxulumene nesihloko sayo nayiphi na into enjalo