Scott Pruitt, Fallen E.P.A. Chief, May Rise Again in Oklahoma

Scott Pruitt, Fallen E.P.A. Chief, May Rise Again in Oklahoma

“I don’t see how he doesn’t have a chance” to win a future statewide workplace, Mr. Zezima stated. Noel Runyan, 31, a liberal-leaning highschool social research trainer, agreed. Mr. Pruitt has portrayed himself as a sufferer of liberal enemies, he stated, and “a lot of the political culture in this state depends on that sense […]

‘Super Polluting’ Trucks Receive Loophole on Pruitt’s Last Day

‘Super Polluting’ Trucks Receive Loophole on Pruitt’s Last Day

WASHINGTON — In the ultimate hours of Scott Pruitt’s tenure as administrator, the Environmental Protection Agency moved on Friday to successfully grant a loophole that can permit a serious improve within the manufacturing of a diesel freight truck that produces as a lot as 55 times the air pollution as vehicles which have fashionable emissions […]

Scott Pruitt’s Rocky Relationship With His Aides Set the Stage for His Fall

Scott Pruitt’s Rocky Relationship With His Aides Set the Stage for His Fall

Want the newest local weather and atmosphere information in your inbox? You can sign up here to obtain Climate Fwd:, our e mail publication. WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt got here to Washington and assembled a unprecedented staff of like-minded conservatives — legal professionals, vitality lobbyists, free-market Republicans and shut allies from his days in Oklahoma. […]

Pruitt Is Gone. But These Five E.P.A. Policy Battles Are Still Ahead.

Pruitt Is Gone. But These Five E.P.A. Policy Battles Are Still Ahead.

Scott Pruitt is gone. But the large regulatory rollbacks he set in movement on the Environmental Protection Agency are nonetheless very a lot alive. The E.P.A.’s new performing administrator, Andrew Wheeler, will decide up the place Mr. Pruitt left off, working to reduce guidelines on energy plant emissions, automobile requirements and water air pollution. Environmentalists […]

Opinion

Opinion

There has by no means been a cupboard official who has survived as many scandals as Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency — till his resignation Thursday. Mr. Pruitt confronted up to 19 separate investigations into his conduct reflecting a shocking diploma of disregard for federal ethics, special-interest and procurement guidelines. The […]

Trump Assails Critics and Mocks #MeToo. What About Putin? ‘He’s Fine’

Trump Assails Critics and Mocks #MeToo. What About Putin? ‘He’s Fine’

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — President Trump lobbed private and derogatory assaults at two Democratic senators, mocked the #MeToo motion and vouched for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Thursday throughout a freewheeling, raucous rally ostensibly meant to solidify assist for Montana’s Republican Senate candidate. Taunting Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat of Massachusetts, with a refusal […]

Opinion

Opinion

Just when America had all however given up hope, Scott Pruitt’s appalling reign as Environmental Protection Agency administrator is finally over. Thursday afternoon, Mr. Pruitt delivered President Trump his resignation letter, replete with references to “God’s providence” and the way “blessed” he was to have had the chance to serve not the nation, however this […]

Opinion

Opinion

Gauche and grasping and soiled to the core, Scott Pruitt had no enterprise being in what we nonetheless euphemistically name public service, and he was a humiliation even within the context of the Trump administration, which is saying one thing. Still, his resignation on Thursday shocked me. Why give up while you’ve already endured all […]

How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt

How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt

After his November affirmation listening to, Mr. Wheeler emailed Mr. Jackson. “Everyone seemed to think I did a really good job, including Inhofe, Capito and Mr. Murray. Carper and Cardin both said really nice things about me,” he wrote. He was apparently, referring to Democratic Senators Thomas Carper of Delaware and Ben Cardin of Maryland, […]