Well, we knew this wasn’t going to be pretty — but it’s still shocking. Donald Trump wants to appoint Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt as administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Presumably this isn’t one of the personnel decisions where Trump supposedly took advice from President Obama. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Leonardo DiCaprio and his associates met with Donald Trump in Trump Tower to discuss climate change. This was, of course, the same day the president-elect reportedly tapped Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt — a fierce opponent of climate change arguments — to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Show More Summary
Given his nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, it seems President-elect Donald Trump intends to deliver on a campaign promise to destroy a major environmental regulation ?Show More Summary
The Times Of Israel reports: The path to citizenship for gay foreigners who marry Israelis abroad will be brought into line with that for straight spouses from overseas, the Attorney General told the Supreme Court Wednesday, according to Hebrew language media reports. Show More Summary
Donald Trump has reportedly nominated Scott Pruitt, the Attorney General of Oklahoma, to be the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency. The choice won't please environmentalists; Pruitt has " made no secret of his disdain for...Show More Summary
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, who Donald Trump has picked to lead the EPA, has spent much of his career fighting the very agency he is likely to lead. He has challenged the EPA in court multiple times, and is currently part...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a critic of federal environmental regulation, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, his transition team said on Thursday. Show More Summary
Trump to pick oil ally Pruitt to head EPA Alex Guillen and Andrew Restuccia, December 8, 2016 (Politico) “President-elect Donald Trump [has selected] Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the EPA, putting one of the agency'sShow More Summary
Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that a man's house is his castle. This was the official declaration that a homeowner could protect himself and his privacy from the king's agents. Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump has picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, who is suing the Environmental Protection Agency, to lead it, a move that has encouraged the agency's critics and provided worry to environmental groups. Beginning...Show More Summary
Oklahoma's attorney general and a champion of the oil and gas industry will run the the Environmental Protection Agency — the federal office that enforces nearly all laws that protect America's air and water.
Asked for his take on President-elect Donald Trump's appointment of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ), multi-billionaire investor and Trump business partner Carl Icahn told...Show More Summary
National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons issued the following statement on the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator: “Today’s...
New York Times: Trump Picks Scott Pruitt, Climate Change Denialist, to Lead E.P.A. President-elect Donald J. Trump has selected Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general and a close ally of the fossil fuel industry, to run the Environmental Protection Agency, signaling Mr. Show More Summary
Israel Houghton’s Ex-Mistress Said Texas’ Top Cop Closed The Case Because Of “Misleading Information” Newlywed Israel Houghton can breathe a little easier over his legal situation with the two children he fathered while married to his first wife. The Texas
As Jason covered on Wednesday, Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt was reportedly chosen to head up the Environmental Protection Agency....
Goody: Donald Trump plans to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency — a pro-industry, anti-regulation pick that suggests big, big changes could be in store for environmental policy. The EPA is in charge of creating and enforcing federal regulations around air and water pollution, largely guided by laws like […]
Donald Trump has just named Oklahoma attorney general, Scott Pruitt, to head the EPA. Pruitt is a known denier of the science of anthropogenic global warming, and in fact has spent much of his time as attorney general suing the EPA over the issue. The conspiracy theorists are now running the show. This is just […]
President-elect Donald Trump announced on Thursday he had tapped Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, criticized as a climate change denier and a staunch fossil fuel ally, to head the Environmental Protection Agency. "For too long,...Show More Summary
Environmentalists who thought Donald Trump's meeting with Al Gore might signal a more moderate environmental policy had those hopes crushed Wednesday with the news that Trump wants Oklahoma's attorney general to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Scott Pruitt, whose official biography calls him "a leading advocate against the EPA's activist...