Since Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt took over the top job at the agency in March, more than 700 employees have either retired, taken voluntary buyouts, or quit, signaling the second-highest exodus of employees from the agency in nearly a decade. According to agency documents and federal employment statistics, 770 EPA employees departed the […]
The Environmental Protection Agency was supposed to announce by Oct. 1 which parts of the country had fallen short of new, more stringent limits on the amount of ozone in the air, thus clearing the way for local action to reduce emissions. But the EPA failed to issue the designations, sparking...
The booth is “necessary for me to be able to do my job,” Pruitt told lawmakers last week.
Scott Pruitt, the deeply mistrusted head of the US Environmental Protection Agency, confirmed in a hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment that his plans to launch a "red team, blue team" exercise on the subject on climate change could reach fruition as early as next month.
Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt said that his agency will formulate the Clean Power Plan's future in early 2018. And while Pruitt said that the agency would "replace" the proposal and not "repeal" it altogether, others are...Show More Summary
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, [...]
The new head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, has announced that the EPA may launch a "public climate debate" as soon as January. In other words, rather than dealing with the issue in any real way, the idea...Show More Summary
Pruitt announced that he's planning to replace the Clean Power Plan, which is a new development.
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.
The announcement came one day after a Volkswagen executive was sentenced to prison for an emissions scandal.
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to work with Toyota Motor Corporation to overhaul internal management practices at the agency, Administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says his proposed regulatory rollbacks and other policies are grounded in science. He dismisses criticisms that he is ignoring experts in a push to … Click to Continue »
"Procedures have been put in place to prevent such an occurrence in the future,” Scott Pruitt wrote.
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
Scott Pruitt is obsessed with the Superfund program to the detriment of the rest of the EPA chore wheel.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt found a friendly audience in Kentucky as he lambasted an Obama-era clean-water rule. Pruitt told a Kentucky Farm Bureau audience on Thursday that the … Click to Continue »
Robyn Wilson, an Ohio State professor, won't give up her board membership or her EPA funding.
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
The agency’s administrator is tearing down environmental protections that his organization should be championing.
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.