05 Jul '18, 9pm

Pro-polluter Scott Pruitt Resigns Amid Flurry of Ethics Scandals

The EPA administrator’s exit is a win for people and the planet. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Ending what will go down as the worst era in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s history so far, Scott Pruitt resigned today, ending a tumultuous few months of ethics scandals and a year of egregious anti-environment rollbacks. “Ethics matter. So does a commitment to the EPA’s central mission,” says Rhea Suh , president of NRDC, which launched a Fire Scott Pruitt campaign in March to fight the astonishing slew of environmental assaults by the EPA administrator. “Pruitt failed miserably on both counts.” A series of questionable actions came into light recently, including Pruitt’s demands for first-class travel and security at taxpayers’ expense, a condo deal through the wife of a top energy lobbyist, and the firing of employees who questioned such behavior. In his tenure, Pruitt a...

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