Tag: Scott Pruitt
"We'll find out in three months if the Trump EPA remains under the tight control of the chemical agriculture industry, or if Administrator Wheeler will finally take his job seriously and ban this brain-damaging pesticide."
“Although Mr. Pruitt is no longer in office, we strongly believe that he should still be held responsible for his many misdeeds during his short tenure.”
“This is our reality now.”
But the EPA's "agenda to sideline science" is still front and center.
Over just 11 months in 2017, Pruitt racked up millions – on the taxpayers’ dime – on his own personal security.
The decision came after a federal appeals court sided with green groups that sought to block the "irresponsible and dangerous" policy.
"Pruitt and Wheeler are creating a loophole for super polluting freight trucks that will fill our children's lungs with toxic diesel pollution, ignoring public comments from moms and leading businesses across the country."
During his tenure, Pruitt undertook a radical effort to reshape the EPA.
“Like Pruitt, this veteran coal lobby lobbyist has shown only disdain for the EPA’s vital mission to protect Americans’ health and our environment.”
Among other scandals, Scott Pruitt tasked a taxpayer-funded agency staffer with securing a "business opportunity" for his wife with an executive of the fast-food chain Chick-fil-A.