On Sunday we reported that concerns have spread in Europe about a potential nuclear "incident" following a recent report by a French nuclear watchdog agency - the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), the French...Show More Summary
The US Environmental Protection Agency has almost immediately been castrated and had any legitimacy it once had undermined after Scott Pruitt, US President Donald Trump's controversial nomination to head the agency, was confirmed byShow More Summary
I don’t think there’s a soul on this Earth – except maybe the people at the EPA – who think that the Environmental Protection Agency has actually had a positive
WASHINGTON EXAMINER EDITORIAL: There Is No Fourth Branch Of Government. Before Scott Pruitt was confirmed as the Environmental Protection Agency’s new administrator, the New York Times reported agency staff fighting against his nomination. This is highly unusual and inappropriate. It shows not only how difficult his new job will be but also how necessary it […]
Congrats, America: We now have a Senate-confirmed administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) again. Oh, except that administrator is Scott Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general who sued the EPA multiple times over what he sees as its overly aggressive environmental regulations. Show More Summary
At InsideClimate News, Marianna Lavelle writes—EPA Official, After Years of Work to Thwart the Agency's Mission, Returns to Carry Out Trump Agenda: David Schnare's career with the Environmental Protection Agency began in the agency's infancy in 1978 with the critical mission of implementing the new Safe Drinking Water Act. Show More Summary
God bless Oklahoma! Scott Pruitt was confirmed this week as the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency. He proved over and over in Oklahoma that he is no friend to
The Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt, the attorney general from Oklahoma and climate change skeptic, to head the Environmental Protection Agency Friday afternoon. Pruitt’s confirmation from a majority-GOP Senate is the latest move from Republicans that has environmental advocates worried about efforts...
WASHINGTON, DC (February 17, 2017) – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed today as the new Chief Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The American Coal Council welcomes the confirmation of Mr. Pruitt. In his capacity as Oklahoma … Continue reading ?
The U.S. Senate approved Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt today as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, throwing the future of the agency into doubt. The heavily contested decision puts one of the fiercest legal challengers of federal environmental rules at the helm of the government arm that oversees them. Show More Summary
Republican Scott Pruitt has resigned his position as Oklahoma attorney general following his confirmation to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt submitted his resignation to Gov. Mary Fallin on … Click to Continue ...
Oklahoma’s Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday in unusual and dramatic fashion. Several Democratic lawmakers are calling the hasty confirmation, organized byShow More Summary
By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday over the objections of Democrats and environmentalists worried he will gut the agency, as the administration readies executive orders to ease regulation on drillers and miners. Show More Summary
The Senate confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday. Two Democrats, West Virginia’s Joe Manchin and North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp, crossed party lines to approve Pruitt, while Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted against him. Show More Summary
Given that a cache of documents that might show whether Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s choice to run the Environmental Protection Agency, ought to get the job is due to be released next Tuesday, why did Senate Republicans insist,...Show More Summary
Make the EPA Great Again? Marc St. Gil, Documerica The Atlas Chemical Company Belches Smoke across Pasture Land in Foreground. 06/1972 The Environmental Protection Agency officially has a new leader: The Senate confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of the EPA on Friday afternoon....
The U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday over the objections of Democrats and environmentalists worried he will gut the agency, as the administration readies executive orders to ease regulation on drillers and miners....
The Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt, an outspoken critic of Obama-era climate rules, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency - the very agency he has clashed with in the past - ushering in what are likely to be dramatic changes...Show More Summary
On Friday afternoon, the Senate narrowly confirmed anti-climate change Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Ironically, Pruitt is a long-time critic of the EPA, and has spent his career attempting to weaken the agency. Show More Summary