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Winds of Trumpian change begin freezing Obama’s climate legacy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 8:36am 2/22/2017 at 8:36am

The political climate of the EPA can be expected to change more rapidly, now that its new head has started his first day at the agency.

Scott Pruitt told EPA employees Tuesday that he’s committed to protecting the environment and upholding the agency’s core mission, but he also signaled that major changes...

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Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12:45pm 2/17/2017 at 12:45pm

The Senate has confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA with 52 yes votes and 46 no votes.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) was the only Republican to vote no. Pruitt received two Democrat yes votes: Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota and Joe Manchin from West Virginia.

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Susan Collins Will Vote No on Scott Pruitt as EPA Director

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/15/2017 at 6:00pm

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) has told Maine Public Radio that she will vote against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA. She acknowledged his accomplishments, but the two of them have too many different views when it comes to the EPA:

“Specifically, I have significant concerns that Mr. Pruitt has...

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Green Group Starts Campaign Against EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 1/4/2017 at 8:30pm

The Clean Air Moms Action, part of the Environmental Defense Action Fund, has started a $100,000 campaign against President-elect Donald Trump’s EPA nominee Scott Pruitt.

The campaign will use children’s health concerns in ads in Washington, D.C. and six states that have “senators who could swing the confirmation vote.”

What an original technique!...

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Trump Nominates Fossil Fuel Advocate to Head EPA

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/7/2016 at 6:00pm
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When Donald Trump makes his final cabinet nomination, it will be hard to pick out which of the bold selections is most golden.

Retired Marine General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense was in the running for my top choice. However, it appears that Myron Ebell, the climate change “criminal” who is...

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