Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Scott Pruitt

Top 5 Trump officials who resigned because of shocking scandals

And we haven’t even gotten into Trump himself.

Federal court rules EPA must make final decision on potential ban...

"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."

New documents reveal disproportionate amount spent on Scott Pruitt’s personal security,...

“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.”

EPA’s controversial science proposal roll out date pushed back after receiving...

But the EPA's "agenda to sideline science" is still front and center.

Scott Pruitt’s unjustified personal security cost taxpayers over $3.5 million: EPA...

Over just 11 months in 2017, Pruitt racked up millions – on the taxpayers’ dime – on his own personal security.

In ‘major win’ for clean air and public health, EPA reverses...

The decision came after a federal appeals court sided with green groups that sought to block the "irresponsible and dangerous" policy.

Pruitt’s parting attack on America’s air could cost 1,600 lives

"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."

As Scott Pruitt resigns, former EPA Officials warn his radical, anti-science...

During his tenure, Pruitt undertook a radical effort to reshape the EPA.

Scandal-plagued Scott Pruitt resigns from EPA, coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler now...

“Like Pruitt, this veteran coal lobby lobbyist has shown only disdain for the EPA’s vital mission to protect Americans’ health and our environment.”

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.