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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Unfazed By Deadly Nature Of His Ideological Agenda By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. With President Donald Trump’s administration set to make dramatic and devastating cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and further cutback federal environmental regulations,...
New EPA Cheif Promised To Tackle CO2 But Now Denies Climate Science By
(ANALYSIS) — Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt made heads turn on CNBC Thursday morning when he argued against decades of scientific consensus and said that carbon dioxide emissions aren’t a primary driver of global warming. In doing so,...
Email Dump Reveals EPA Chief Pruitt’s Cozy Ties With Fossil Fuels Industry By
(REPORT) — Thousands of pages of emails between newly confirmed EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and fossil fuel companies during his time as Oklahoma attorney general—released per court order on Tuesday night—confirm “a close and friendly relationship”...
Anti-EPA Crusader Scott Pruitt Confirmed As Head Of EPA By
(REPORT) — Portending risks to “the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the planet we love,” the U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The 52-46 vote comes a day...
Trump’s Team Continues To Dismantle The EPA By
(REPORT) — President Donald Trump long ago announced his provocative intentions for the Environmental Protection Agency, pledging during the campaign to get rid of the agency “in almost every form,” with only “little tidbits left.” So far,...
Records Show Trump EPA Pick Led Anti-EPA Crusade For Industry Donors By
WASHINGTON (REPORT) — When President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma’s attorney general, he disbanded the unit responsible for protecting the state’s natural resources. Instead,...
Senate Dems Demand To Know EPA Nominee’s Ties To Koch Brothers By
Senate Democrats are demanding to know what’s behind Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head nominee Scott Pruitt’s ties to the reclusive conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. The lawmakers, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island,...
Trump Is Anti-Environment, But So Was Obama By
NEW YORK — (Analysis) It’s rather easy, and undoubtedly necessary, to lambast President-elect Donald Trump and his team of corporate parasites who will soon head nearly every key agency in the U.S. government. Of note are the pro-fracking, anti-environmental...
3 Things Trump’s Pick To Run The EPA Has Actually Said About Climate Change By
Firmly eliminating any notion that he would maintain an “open mind” on climate change, President-elect Donald Trump has chosen a climate denier and fossil fuel shill for one of the top environmental positions in his administration. Scott Pruitt, Attorney General of...