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Trump’s EPA Chief Charts a New Course: An Interview With Scott Pruitt

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spoke to me earlier this week at The Heritage Foundation’s annual President’s Club meeting in Washington. We discussed his leadership of the EPA, the agency’s top priorities, and what Pruitt considers true environmentalism. An edited transcript of our interview, along with the full video,…

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EPA Begins Phase-Out of President Obama’s ‘Clean Power Plan,’ Reports Move Will Save $33 Billion

The Trump administration on Tuesday formally moved to ax the Clean Power Plan (CPP), beginning a lengthy process to dismantle a key Obama-era climate rule and arguing that the repeal will save $33 billion in compliance costs over the next 13 years. In a statement, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said…

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Retiring Staffer Claims EPA Employees ‘Frankly Insulted’ by Trump’s Recent Visit

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A retiring Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee said in a letter career staff were “frankly insulted” when President Donald Trump visited agency headquarters to sign an executive order rolling back global warming policies. Michael Cox, a retiring EPA staffer who worked on global warming programs, sent the four-page screed to Administrator…

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