28 Feb '17, 6pm

A recap of Scott Pruitt's first week at the EPA - and the news isn't good

A recap of Scott Pruitt's first week at the EPA - and the news isn't good

Just days after senators rushed through Scott Pruitt’s confirmation as the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – without key information on his record – concerns are growing over how Pruitt’s tenure will affect the critical work the agency does to protect public health and our environment. On his very first week on the job, the new EPA administrator already questioned some of the agency’s key responsibilities, we learned more about the lack of transparency during EPA’s recent transition, and Pruitt’s problematic email records remained mired in a court fight. With the EPA now facing potentially draconian budget cuts, here’s a recap of Pruitt’s troubling first week on the job. Making the EPA go away? Not a funny joke. Just this weekend, Pruitt was caught on video laughing at a suggestion that some would “kind of hope that Administrator Pruitt will just sort ...

Full article: https://www.edf.org/blog/2017/02/28/recap-scott-pruitts-f...

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