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GOP donor gave Pruitt $50,000 for legal defense

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/420176-gop-donor-gave-pruitt-50000-for-legal-defenseA major Republican donor gave former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt $50,000 for his legal defense fund before he stepped down in July.In an ethics filing the EPA released Thursday, Justina Fugh, the […]

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EPA staffers were upset when Pruitt wanted to host a public debate on climate change: report

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/419820-epa-staffers-upset-in-emails-when-pruitt-wanted-to-host-publicEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) staffers emailed one another expressing concern and anger in 2017 when then-Administrator Scott Pruitt suggested hosting a public debate on human-caused climate change, The Daily Beast reported on… Original Title: EPA staffers were upset […]

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EPA watchdog closes two Pruitt investigations

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/419035-epa-watchdog-closes-two-pruitt-investigationsThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) closed two investigations it had opened into alleged misconduct by former chief Scott Pruitt due to his resignation.In a report to Congress on Thursday, the EPA’s Office of Inspector General […]

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Trump’s Dirty Power Plan is much worse for kids’ health than for climate change | Dana Nuccitelli

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/aug/27/trumps-dirty-power-plan-is-much-worse-for-kids-health-than-for-climate-changeSome of the reporting of the climate impacts of the Dirty Power Plan has been inaccurate Last October, then-EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the agency would repeal the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. But […]

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Scott Pruitt’s Poison Legacy Goes on Trial

https://www.thenation.com/article/scott-pruitts-poison-legacy-goes-trial/Michelle Chen The former EPA chief failed to ban a harmful pesticide. Now farmworkers are fighting back. The post Scott Pruitt’s Poison Legacy Goes on Trial appeared first on The Nation. Original Title: Scott Pruitt’s […]