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Senate Republicans call for greater scrutiny of Pruitt's management, spending decisions
Washington Post • Juliet Eilperin
Pruitt wants EPA to stop basing rules on what he calls 'secret science'
ABC News • Stephanie Ebbs
Scott Pruitt’s Political Patron Now Questions the E.P.A. Chief’s Ethics
The New York Times • Coral Davenport
Pruitt declined White House offer to help prep for congressional questions
ABC News • Matthew Mosk
The EPA’s deputy chief may be an even bigger threat to the environment than Scott Pruitt
The Verge • Alessandra Potenza
E.P.A. to Unveil a New Rule. Its Effect: Less Science in Policymaking.
The New York Times • Lisa Friedman
Scott Pruitt Prepares ‘Transparency’ Rule To Limit The EPA’s Use Of Public Health Studies
Huffington Post - Home • Alexander C. Kaufman
Scott Pruitt Proposes ‘Transparency’ Rule To Limit The EPA’s Use Of Public Health Studies
yahoo.com • Alexander C. Kaufman
Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate
yahoo.com • Michael Biesecker
Andrew Cuomo Faces A Big Test On Climate Change. He’s Already Failed Twice.
Huffington Post - Home • Alexander C. Kaufman
 
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Senate Republicans call for greater scrutiny of Pruitt's management, spending decisions
Washington PostJuliet Eilperin
The increasingly critical comments from Republicans came as the EPA chief readied for back-to-back appearances before two House committees on Thursday, in what promises to be a grilling from members of both parties.
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Energy Regulation, Politics & Policy
Pruitt wants EPA to stop basing rules on what he calls 'secret science'
ABC NewsStephanie Ebbs
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a new rule Tuesday that would limit what kind of science the EPA can consider in writing new environmental rules. Add Trump Administration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Trump...
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Energy Regulation, Politics & Policy
Scott Pruitt’s Political Patron Now Questions the E.P.A. Chief’s Ethics
The New York TimesCoral Davenport
Your browser does not support the video element. Image WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, may be losing support even from his staunchest allies. His longtime political patron, Senator James Inhofe, said Tuesday that he would like...
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Energy Regulation, Politics & Policy
Pruitt declined White House offer to help prep for congressional questions
ABC NewsMatthew Mosk
Environment Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt declined an offer from the White House to help him prepare for what could be a marathon day of testimony before Congress Thursday, electing instead to prepare with a team of the loyal advisors he brought...
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Climate Change, Energy Regulation
The EPA’s deputy chief may be an even bigger threat to the environment than Scott Pruitt
The VergeAlessandra Potenza
Photo by Pete Marovich / Getty Images Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is no friend of the agency he leads. Since he entered office, Pruitt has tried to roll back multiple regulations that curb greenhouse gas emissions and...
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Energy Regulation, Politics & Policy
E.P.A. to Unveil a New Rule. Its Effect: Less Science in Policymaking.
The New York TimesLisa Friedman
Image WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency plans to publish a new regulation Tuesday that would restrict the kinds of scientific studies the agency can use when it develops policies, a move critics say will permanently weaken the agency’s ability to protect...
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Energy Regulation, Environment
Scott Pruitt Prepares ‘Transparency’ Rule To Limit The EPA’s Use Of Public Health Studies
Huffington Post - HomeAlexander C. Kaufman
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt plans to propose a new rule Tuesday to overhaul the way science is used to write regulations at the agency, HuffPost has confirmed. The change is expected to disqualify huge amounts of peer-reviewed public health research...
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Education, Energy Regulation
Scott Pruitt Proposes ‘Transparency’ Rule To Limit The EPA’s Use Of Public Health Studies
yahoo.comAlexander C. Kaufman
More Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a new rule Tuesday to overhaul the way science is used to write regulations at the agency, disqualifying huge amounts of peer-reviewed public health research and giving favor to industry-funded studies. The new rule,...
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Education, Energy Regulation
Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate
yahoo.comMichael Biesecker
More WASHINGTON (AP) — Internal documents from the Environmental Protection Agency say a sweep for hidden listening devices requested by Administrator Scott Pruitt for his office was conducted with shoddy methods and didn't meet U.S. government standards. The records obtained by congressional...
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Climate Change, Energy Regulation
Andrew Cuomo Faces A Big Test On Climate Change. He’s Already Failed Twice.
Huffington Post - HomeAlexander C. Kaufman
ALBANY, N.Y. ― Since 1970, New York’s average statewide temperature has climbed 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is just starting to feel the heat. On Friday, Cynthia Nixon, the activist and actor whose progressive primary challenge to Cuomo’s bid...
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