06 Jul '18, 4pm

Lauded by @SierraClub as "the worst EPA administrator in history," Scott Pruitt is officially out as EPA chief.

Lauded by @SierraClub as "the worst EPA administrator in history," Scott Pruitt is officially out as EPA chief.

Scott Pruitt is officially out as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). On Thursday, President Donald Trump tweeted that he had accepted Pruitt’s resignation as EPA chief and lauded Pruitt’s “outstanding job” at the helm. Rocked by reported scandals over his tenure, Pruitt – formerly attorney general of Oklahoma – was sworn in as 14th administrator of the EPA in February 2017. According to his former biography on the state of Oklahoma’s official website, Pruitt was a “leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda.” In 2015, he joined a multi-state lawsuit against the EPA in an ongoing effort to block the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan , which calls for reducing carbon emissions from the U.S. power sector 32% below 2005 levels by 2030. To do so, the plan calls for, among other initiatives, phasing out coal plants with clean energy so...

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