The confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency administrator was expected to rankle environmental groups. Pruitt is a climate-science denier who, in his previous position as Oklahoma attorney general, sued the agency he is now charged with many multiple times over its efforts to enforce environmental regulations.
WELL, GOOD: Environmental Chief Vows Swift Rollback of Obama-Era Rules. Those policy reversals, set to start next week, will empower the Environmental Protection Agency to focus on its core mission of protecting the air and water, Pruitt said Saturday in a speech and question-and-answer session on the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference […]
President Trump's proposed budget framework would deeply cut funding for the Environmental Protection Agency.
The US Environmental Protection Agency's new administrator, Scott Pruitt, has already signaled plans to roll back several Obama-era policies and planned to provide businesses with "regulatory certainty" -- but at the same time, his first...Show More Summary
The NYT had a front page article reporting on Donald Trump's plan to increase military spending and to make cuts in other areas to cover the costs. The piece told readers: "Mr. Trump will demand a budget with tens of billions of dollars...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House will propose boosting defense spending and slashing funding for longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its budgetShow More Summary
The Trump administration is preparing to release its budget for the 2018 fiscal year and, if it passes as proposed, the Environmental Protection Agency will see a significant budget decrease. Read more...
The White House is moving to propose slashing cuts to longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its … Click to Continue »
The White House on Monday will send federal departments a budget proposal containing the defense spending increase President Donald Trump promised, financed partly by cuts to the U.S. State Department, Environmental Protection Agency...Show More Summary
On Monday, Trump will announce major cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency as he starts to build the budget for the next fiscal year, according to reports from Axios and the New York Times. A top official reportedly told Axios we can expect “transformational” cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency,… Read more...
Scott Pruitt, the recently confirmed head of the Environmental Protection Agency, spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) yesterday. He announced his plans for rolling back regulations and said that what he wants for the agency is what the American people want. He is wrong. Read more...
This is what America looked like before the EPA cleaned it up It wasn’t pretty In 1970, Republican President Richard Nixon signed an executive order creating the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It was a time when pollution made many of our nation’s rivers and...
The new head of America’s environmental protection agency has told conservative activists he won’t go through with earlier threats to scrap the EPA altogether. But Scott Prewitt said the task of rolling back key climate and clean water regulations could start as soon as next week. And he’s not the only climate change sceptic with…
A report says the owner of a hotel near Mount Rushmore has bigger problems than just a potential shutdown of his septic system by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The … Click to Continue »
The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency said he understood why some Americans want to see his agency eliminated completely.
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will begin rolling back Obama-era environmental regulations in an "aggressive way" as soon as next week, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said on Saturday - adding he understood why some Americans want to see his agency eliminated completely.
Repeatedly stating, “The future ain’t what it used to be,” newly confirmed Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Saturday told attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference that they are “justified” in wanting to see the agency eliminated....
OXON HILL, MD ? Those who want the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate the department are “justified” in their beliefs, the EPA head under President Donald Trump told a gathering of conservatives on Saturday. “I think people...Show More Summary
Two years before Scott Pruitt was chosen to lead the Environmental Protection Agency that he wants to wreck, Fox 25, the Oklahoma City Fox affiliate, began seeking documents through the Freedom of Information Act relating to his term as Oklahoma attorney general. Show More Summary
Donald Trump ran for office as a climate skeptic and critic of the Environmental Protection Agency. So when one of the Trump teams' first acts after the election was publishing on GreatAgain.gov a manifesto on reversing the Obama-era...Show More Summary