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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

Trump’s EPA Lowers Standards for Radiation Exposure

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets :

Former Oklahoma Attorney General, notable enemy of the environment, and feverish climate change denier Scott Pruitt seems to be making it his goal to make you and everything else alive on earth a […] The post Trump’s EPA Lowers Standards for Radiation Exposure appeared first on

Scott Pruitt's EPA Says Maybe More Radiation Exposure Wouldn't Be So Harmful

Donald Trump's appointment of former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as chief of the Environmental Protection Agency this year drew eyebrows, because Pruitt had made his career as a longstanding legal opponent of the EPA and a prominent climate change sceptic. Show More Summary

EPA’s regulatory rollback would ensure that in disasters like Harvey, pollution is worse

As both Oklahoma attorney general and Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt has fought against the implementation of a federal rule that requires industrial facilities and power plants to follow air pollution rules when they are starting up, shutting down, or undergoing maintenance. The lack of regulations forced residents in the Houston area to breathe […]

Scott Pruitt to be investigated for turning EPA into his personal travel agency

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As Attorney General of Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt took millions from oil and gas companies to put their letters on official state letterhead. As head of Trump’s bizarro world EPA, Pruitt has found an easier source of personal funds—yourShow More Summary

Scott Pruitt Hasn’t Gone After the Endangerment Finding Yet. Why?

No one can accuse Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt of being a fan of the Clean Power Plan. As attorney general of Oklahoma, Pruitt led the charge in the legal battle to invalidate the Obama-era regulation that would’ve required a 30 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector by 2030. Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt’s successor as Oklahoma AG opposes mega-wind project

Scott Pruitt’s successor in Oklahoma is showing the fossil fuel industry that he cares as much about it as the state’s former attorney general. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) appointed Mike Hunter as attorney general in February after Pruitt resigned from the position to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump administration. In […]

US senator criticizes Pruitt in Oklahoma ethics probe

A Democratic member of the U.S. Senate committee that conducted confirmation hearings for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said in a letter Tuesday that Oklahoma's former attorney general presented … Click to Continue »

Senator Joins Ethics Probe That Could Get EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Disbarred

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The former Oklahoma attorney general is under investigation for misleading Congress about his emails.

Why Did EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Repeal the Clean Water Rule?

As Oklahoma’s attorney general, Pruitt unsuccessfully sued to kill the rule, which he has called “the greatest blow to private property rights the modern era has seen.”

Emails reiterate EPA chief's ties to fossil fuel interests

Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma's state attorney general, a position in which he … Click to Contin...

Trump Rules: How Rollbacks at Scott Pruitt’s E.P.A. Are a Boon to Oil and Gas

8 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The new E.P.A. administrator has a long, helpful history with Devon Energy, going back to his days as attorney general of Oklahoma.

Audio: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Touts Friendlier, More Cooperative Relationship With States

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington Jan. 18, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua...Show More Summary

U.S. environmental chief to recuse himself from court cases

8 months agoNews : The Newsroom

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has recused himself from several court cases that he pursued against the agency when he was Oklahoma attorney general, according to a recusal statement. Pruitt, who had sued the...Show More Summary

Scott Pruitt Won’t Fight the Endangerment Finding Because the Climate Science Is Overwhelming

New York Times: Scott Pruitt Faces Anger From Right Over E.P.A. Finding He Won’t Fight When President Trump chose the Oklahoma attorney general, Scott Pruitt, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, his mission was clear: Carry out Mr. Show More Summary

For Hard-Liners, Even The Trump EPA Isn't Doing Enough To Undermine Climate Science

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt ? the former Oklahoma attorney general who made his name by suing the agency more than a dozen times and says he does not agree that human activity is a primary contributor to global...Show More Summary

Oklahoma Bar Association opens investigation of ex-AG Pruitt

The Oklahoma Bar Association is investigating an ethics complaint against former state Attorney General Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The complaint was filed by the Center for … Click to Continu...

EPA Chief ignores Climate Science

10 months agoHobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

Scott Pruitt, the former Attorney General of oil-rich Oklahoma (see A Seismic Shift in Oklahoma), was confirmed as Chief of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump Administration. Long a climate change denier, Mr. Pruitt declared...Show More Summary

Trump's EPA chief said he did not use a private email for state business, but he did

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt occasionally used private email to communicate with staff while serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, despite telling Congress that he always used a state...Show More Summary

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