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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The reduction in budget and staff at the EPA is one of the major changes from the Trump Administration.

Key Links
http://www.epa.gov
@EPA

Questions

  • Who reports on the EPA?
  • What should we know from the EPA?
  • How does the EPA communicate?
  • How can we improve the attention we give to the EPA?

 

Scott Pruitt Watch, May 6, 2018

April 26, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testified on the agency’s fiscal year 2019 budget request before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.
https://www.c-span.org/video/?444370-1/epa-administrator-pruitt-pressed-concerns-expenses-management&live

Videos: Grifters Gonna Grift

Headlines
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/16/scott-pruitt-epa-appropriations-committee-hearing-591851

https://www.axios.com/scott-pruitt-hearings-congress-document-controversies-d21c213d-15a4-4e71-bb4b-0364b8a62c8f.html

http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/369934-ex-epa-administrator-epa-will-need-20-to-30-years-to-recover-from
https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-ten-worst-things-scott-pruitts-epa-has-already-done
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/17/us/politics/epa-pruitt-media-monitoring.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/epa-is-taking-more-advice-from-industry–and-ignoring-its-own-scientists/2017/11/10/aa1fbaba-b8fb-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html
https://theintercept.com/2017/10/06/watch-a-top-epa-nominee-embarrass-himself-with-feigned-ignorance-of-basic-facts
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/10/09/pruitt-tells-coal-miners-he-will-repeal-power-plan-rule-tuesday-the-war-on-coal-is-over
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/05/epa-climate-rule-withdrawal-cost-calculations-243520
https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/sep/17/taking-a-stand-for-our-health-and-nevada
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/03/trump-epa-reporter-attacked-hurricane-242300
http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-california-sues-u-s-environmental-1502482386-htmlstory.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/11/us/politics/scott-pruitt-epa.html
https://youtu.be/D1Cil5n_-zs
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/22/trump-epa-energy-chemicals-clash-239875
https://newrepublic.com/article/142785/scott-pruitt-hiding
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/08/epa-board-scientific-scott-pruitt-climate-change
http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la-na-essential-washington-updates-trump-s-epa-dismisses-half-of-the-1494273804-htmlstory.html
If the EPA doesn’t believe in science, what is it good for?
Trump’s environment chief says CO2 not main cause of global warming
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/03/09/on-climate-change-scott-pruitt-contradicts-the-epas-own-website
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/03/02/new-epa-head-told-congress-he-never-used-personal-email-for-government-business-but-it-turns-out-he-did
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/scott-pruitt-epa-reshape-235156
https://theintercept.com/2017/02/17/as-senate-rushes-to-install-scott-pruitt-at-epa-exiled-climate-scientists-survey-the-damage/
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/02/the-epa-officially-gets-a-new-leader-scott-pruitt/517176/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/02/17/scott-pruitt-long-time-adversary-of-epa-confirmed-to-lead-the-agency
http://boingboing.net/2017/02/16/pruitt.html

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/presidents-before-trump-have-meddled-with-the-epa-it-didnt-go-well

Sam Adams, Director, WRI US:
“The selection of Attorney General Pruitt, who has consistently questioned climate science and actively fought EPA’s ability to reduce emissions, raises deeply troubling questions. The critical issue is whether EPA will continue to play its vital role in protecting people’s health and safety in communities across the country.
http://www.wri.org/news/2016/12/statement-wri-responds-selection-scott-pruitt-lead-epa
https://twitter.com/WorldResources/status/806601428101976065

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