Tag: Scott Pruitt
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.
“There is no point in being a scientist if you are unwilling to defend the technical work you do, especially when that work is mischaracterized by powerful members of the administration."
The lawsuit is short and direct – only 122 words, including the names of the 17 states – petitioning the District of Columbia Circuit Court to review EPA’s decision under the Clean Air Act.
The EPA chief isn’t just corrupt – he believes the role of government is to help the fossil fuel industry maximize profits.
“We are going to do everything that can been done to defend these standards.”
“Over and over again, the Trump administration has put polluters before the health and safety of New Yorkers.”
The rules they are helping to write will set the industry back, emit more greenhouse gases, and cost American drivers more at the gas pump.
"We strongly urge the auto industry to join us, and to use its influence with the Administration to ensure that these standards remain in place."
"This is a victory for everyone who breathes, and is clear evidence that Scott Pruitt's frequent attempts to delay and obstruct federal clean air safeguards is against the law."