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EPA chief Scott Pruitt says his next flight will be in coach, not first class

EPA chief Scott Pruitt says his next flight will be in coach, not first class

After being criticized for taking expensive, taxpayer-funded first class flights around the country and internationally, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt said Wednesday

Pruitt Will Start Flying Coach

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will start flying coach instead of first class at least part of the time, he told CBS News. Politico: “Pruitt had been flying first or business class consistently
FAIL:  Ben Carson And Scott Pruitt Attempt Damage Control

FAIL: Ben Carson And Scott Pruitt Attempt Damage Control

Some in Trump World can be shamed, at least temporarily. Remember Ben Carson's furniture purchase? Politico: HUD Secretary Ben Carson will cancel an order for a $31,561 dining set after the cost of

Pruitt Said Evolution Is Just a ‘Theory’

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt dismissed evolution as an unproven theory, lamented that “minority religions” were pushing Christianity out of “the public square” and advocated amending the

Top EPA Staffer Allowed to Have Private Clients

“A key aide to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has been granted permission to make extra money moonlighting for private clients whose identities are being kept secret,” the
Top EPA officials are working for private companies on the side

Top EPA officials are working for private companies on the side

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is giving top officials permission to moonlight for private companies in their off-time, a practice that could conflict with their official duties at the
Senators inquire whether Scott Pruitt’s security chief steered EPA contract to associate

Senators inquire whether Scott Pruitt’s security chief steered EPA contract to associate

Two Senate Democrats asked Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt on Tuesday to provide information about the head of his security detail to determine whether the agent used
The EPA’s New Environmental Justice Adviser Has a Plutonium Problem

The EPA’s New Environmental Justice Adviser Has a Plutonium Problem

Exactly one year ago today, the man who founded the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Justice resigned. In a lengthy letter, Mustafa Ali asked newly sworn-in EPA Administrator
John Kelly reportedly feared Pruitt’s climate debate would be a huge embarrassment

John Kelly reportedly feared Pruitt’s climate debate would be a huge embarrassment

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt hasn’t made much of an effort to hide the fact that he rejects the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change. Over the past year,
Delingpole: White House Chief of Staff Kelly Just Killed Trump’s Best Hope of Draining the Green Swamp

Delingpole: White House Chief of Staff Kelly Just Killed Trump’s Best Hope of Draining the Green Swamp

President Trump's best hope of draining the Green Swamp has just been nixed by his Chief of Staff, Gen. John Kelly.
Is Coal Waste Leaching Into America’s Drinking Water?

Is Coal Waste Leaching Into America’s Drinking Water?

At more than 70 sites across the country, toxins like arsenic, mercury, and radium are leaching into groundwater from pond-like storage pits filled with the sludgy leftovers of coal burning. That’s
Trump administration broke the law by failing to implement smog rule, federal court rules

Trump administration broke the law by failing to implement smog rule, federal court rules

A federal judge in California ruled that the nation’s top environmental official, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, violated the law by missing the deadline to implement the
Automakers meet with EPA's Scott Pruitt, who takes aim at California

Automakers meet with EPA's Scott Pruitt, who takes aim at California

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Ford,GM,Fuel Efficiency General Motors chairman and chief executive Mary Barra met on Tuesday with U.S. regulatory chiefs, as the Trump administration

It’s Gonna Be a Showdown: EPA Head Says California Won’t Drive U.S. Fuel Regulations

The Trump administration’s chief environmental regulator claims the Environmental Protection Agency will not pursue stricter fuel economy mandates after 2025. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt also said

Trump May Soon Fire Jeff Sessions

Sources tell Vanity Fair that President Trump has discussed a plan to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “According to two Republicans in regular contact with the White House, there have been talks
EPA planning to adopt climate denier Lamar Smith’s unpopular anti-science rules

EPA planning to adopt climate denier Lamar Smith’s unpopular anti-science rules

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reportedly planning to further restrict the use of scientific evidence in rule-making. The plans are inspired by efforts championed by one of Congress’
EPA chief Scott Pruitt held ‘courtesy call’ meeting with big Trump donor

EPA chief Scott Pruitt held ‘courtesy call’ meeting with big Trump donor

Two Trump administration officials, while serving in their official government roles, have forged ties with a long-time Republican fundraiser who made his fortune in the coal industry. White Stallion
EPA ends the use of “secret science” in crafting regulations

EPA ends the use of “secret science” in crafting regulations

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Pruitt For President 2024? Or Sooner?

Pruitt For President 2024? Or Sooner?

A story in The New York Times tells us that Scott Pruitt has big ambitions. How big? Big enough that the headline in the print edition is "Perched Atop E.P.A., Pruitt Plots '24 Run," and it's not a
How much Trump’s Cabinet has spent on flights, security, and office decor

How much Trump’s Cabinet has spent on flights, security, and office decor

Current and former Cabinet members have spent millions in taxpayer money on unusually costly items.
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