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Trump’s EPA Slows Enforcement Actions

New York Times: “Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. administrator, has said the Trump administration’s high-profile regulatory rollback does not mean a free pass for violators of environmental laws. But as the Trump administration moves from one attention-grabbing headline to the next, [...]

EPA chief says public climate debate may be launched in January

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could launch a public debate about climate change as soon as January, Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Thursday, as the agency unwinds Obama-era initiatives to fight global warming.

Scott Pruitt's Plan To Outsource Part Of EPA Overhaul To Automaker Raises Concerns

3 days agoNews : Trending Now

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to work with Toyota Motor Corporation to overhaul internal management practices at the agency, Administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday.

In Search of the Elusive Effects of the Regulatory State

The Trump administration is at war with the regulatory state. The fight is most intense at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), where Administrator Scott Pruitt is reportedly accompanied by armed guards even within the EPA building, but the Departments of Energy, Transportation, Interior and others are doing their bit. Show More Summary

EPA Hides Clean Power Plan Hearing; Can’t Hide Truth About Business Case for Cutting Carbon, Clean Energy

The Trump Administration and new EPA chief Scott Pruitt claim that by putting limits on carbon pollution on existing power plants, the Clean Power Plan will hurt our economy and jobs. They say businesses don’t like the plan. That’s just not true. If it were, the EPA might’ve been more forthcoming when planning this week’s hearing. Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt on a mission to change the culture of the EPA

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The EPA Administrator isn’t just dismantling Obama's environmental agenda, he want to revamp the agency’s culture by returning power to states and away from coastal elites.        

EPA Estimates Rolling Back Clean Power Plan Could Cause 100,000 Deaths By 2050

The latest analysis from the EPA shows that the Clean Power Plan would likely prevent even more deaths than the Obama administration claimed it would. But in the end, that may count for little as Scott Pruitt battles to bail out the coal industry.

Science is an Inherently Political Activity

Much ado is being made about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s recent appointments to the EPA’a advisory boards and the process used to name them.  There is discussion surrounding backgrounds, “beliefs,” and most importantly where their...Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt Opens EPA’s Front Doors to Industry, Pushes Scientists Out the Back Door

Since taking over as administrator of the EPA, Scott Pruitt's meeting calendar has been filled almost exclusively with industry interests. Now he's opening the door even wider for industry. On Tuesday, the EPA administrator issued aShow More Summary

Scott Pruitt to speak at chemical trade group’s annual meeting as industry ‘infiltrates’ EPA

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is scheduled to give a speech next week at the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) annual board meeting, an event where he is expected to receive a warm reception from chemical company executives. Pruitt plans to bring eight EPA staffers to the November 9 event, including his chief of staff […]

Here’s the Expertise Scott Pruitt Is Removing From the EPA’s Advisory Boards

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has made yet another frightening decision that seems likely to further untether the agency he leads from sound environmental science. The former attorney general of OklahomaShow More Summary

EPA Replaced Its Top Science Advisers Without Telling Them

The scientists accused EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt of giving industry-friendly researchers control and then defending his decision in doublespeak.

Scott Pruitt And Donald Trump’s Stealth War On EPA

The Trump Administration has demonstrated a great deal of high-visibility incompetence, from foreign policy pronouncements

Scott Pruitt Declares War on Wind and Solar Energy, While Fossil Fuels Get Billions in Subsidies

During a recent trip to Kentucky coal country, the EPA chief proposed ending renewable energy tax credits. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently proposed eliminating federal tax credits for wind and solar power, arguing that they should...Show More Summary

ATS Objects to the EPA's Move to Silence the Input of Scientists

Today the EPA announced a new policy regarding who can serve on the agency's scientific advisory boards. In earlier comments, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt had questioned the "independence, and the veracity and the transparency of those recommendations that are coming our way" from scientists who have received EPA research funding.

Scott Pruitt Is Using the Bible as His Guide for Reorganizing EPA’s Science Boards

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Tuesday used the Bible to explain his major changes to the composition of the agency’s independent science advisory committees, which play an important role in guiding and advising the EPA’s regulatory work. Show More Summary

Media Laments EPA’s Swamp-Draining

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is draining his part of the swamp, and the mainstream media is not happy about it. The Washington Post reported Monday that Pruitt plans to reform the agency’s key advisory group by getting rid of scientists who have received grants from the EPA and replacing them with industry experts and government […]

CLEARING THE AIR OVER EPA SCIENCE ADVICE: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is expected to announce tod…

CLEARING THE AIR OVER EPA SCIENCE ADVICE: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is expected to announce today that the agency’s “independent” science advisors will no longer be allowed to receive agency grants. The vicious cycle incentivized by funding should be obvious. Here’s my colleague Will Yeatman with more on why this is so important.

Pruitt Continues to Pollute the EPA With Anti-Science Views

Scott Pruitt has had a rather unusual tenure as Environmental Protection Agency Administrator. The post Pruitt Continues to Pollute the EPA With Anti-Science Views appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Death threats cause security costs for EPA chief Pruitt to skyrocket

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Security costs concerning Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt have gone through the roof after he received death threats. Read more...

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