All posts tagged "Scott Pruitt"
EPA awards grant to University of Puerto Rico to replace, upgrade trucks
Intended to reduce diesel emissions of transportation companies in San Juan Port
- Posted February 22, 2018
Trump administration to terminate Obama’s climate plan
Pruitt was among about two-dozen attorney generals who sued to stop President Barack Obama’s push to limit carbon emissions.
- Posted October 9, 2017
EPA chief reverses decision to delay rules on emissions
Pruitt doesn't mention legal challenge filed against his prior position
- Posted August 3, 2017
Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change
European leaders pressed the US president to stay in the Paris climate accord
- Posted May 30, 2017
Emails: EPA’s Pruitt cozy with fossil fuel industry
WASHINGTON — While serving as Oklahoma’s attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated closely with fossil-fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions, newly released emails...
- Posted February 22, 2017
Pruitt OK’d as EPA chief over environmentalists’ objections
WASHINGTON — Over the strong objections of environmental groups, the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, giving President Donald Trump an eager partner to fulfill his campaign pledge to increase the...
- Posted February 17, 2017
EPA Science Under Scrutiny by Trump Political Staff
"There's a strong sense of resistance"
- Posted January 26, 2017
AP source: Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Pruitt, a 48-year-old Republican, has been a reliable booster of...
- Posted December 8, 2016