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May 4, 2018 12:16 AM Third Pruitt Aide This Week Is Leaving EPA

Liz Bowman’s announcement follows exits of Pruitt’s head of security, administrator of program that cleans up toxic-waste sites. WASHINGTON—The top spokeswoman for Environmental Protection Agency is leaving the agency, the third departure this week of an aide close to Administrator Scott Pruitt, who is facing investigations into management and spending 31

May 3, 2018 7:45 AM Ex-Lobbyist Tried to Organize Australia Trip for EPA Chief Pruitt, the Latest Finding Amid Ethics Probe

Emails reveal advice on introductions, talking points and tourism for trip that didn’t take place WASHINGTON—A consultant and onetime lobbyist attempted to arrange a trip to Australia in August for Environment Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, according to documents that surfaced Wednesday as part of a legal action against the agency 70

May 1, 2018 7:12 PM California Sues Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions

Some 17 states and District of Columbia—representing more than 40% of the car market—challenge EPA’s decision to ease emissions rules SAN FRANCISCO—California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state was suing the Trump administration over its decision to ease national vehicle-emissions standards. Mr. Brown said the lawsuit challenges the Environmental 64

April 26, 2018 2:08 AM EPA Administrator Faces Grilling on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers plan to ask about allegations involving his spending habits and ethics WASHINGTON—Embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt faces an all-day grilling on Capitol Hill on Thursday, as the White House weighs his performance amid allegations involving his spending habits and ethics. Mr. Pruitt is under investigation for his spending 98

April 17, 2018 12:06 AM EPA’s $43,000 Phone Booth for Scott Pruitt Broke the Law, Watchdog Says

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is also faulted by department’s inspector general over chartered flight WASHINGTON—A $43,000 soundproof phone booth for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt violated the law, a government oversight body said Monday, because the agency didn’t notify Congress before making the purchase. The finding, by the Government 67

April 12, 2018 4:25 PM If Pruitt is a man of faith, he should start acting like one

Troubles mount for Trump's EPA chief Rabbi Daniel Swartz is the spiritual leader of Temple Hesed of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and executive director of the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, a national nonprofit. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. (CNN)Is Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, acting 102

April 10, 2018 5:52 AM Ethics Chief Urges EPA to Take Action on Pruitt

Letter warns that recent actions ‘raise concerns,’ presses agency to take action WASHINGTON—The head of the Office of Government Ethics on Friday wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency urging the department to “take action” to address any ethical violations by its administrator, Scott Pruitt. Dave Apol, the acting head of the ethics office 63

April 9, 2018 11:23 PM California's air regulator says state could back some emissions rule changes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - California’s top clean air regulator told Reuters on Monday the state is willing to give automakers more flexibility to comply with vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions rules even as her agency prepares to fight the Trump administration over car and truck pollution standards. Mary Nichols, who chairs the California Air Resources Board 67

April 6, 2018 9:15 PM Conservative activists plead with Trump not to fire Pruitt

President Trump affirms that he still has confidence in his EPA administrator; chief national correspondent Ed Henry reports from Washington. Amid swirling controversy surrounding Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, a group of well-known conservative activists came out in support of the EPA chief on Friday. The Conservative Action 116

April 6, 2018 3:44 PM Trump rejects reports he's considering replacing Sessions with embattled EPA chief Pruitt as Attorney General

EPA head Scott Pruitt has come under fire for renting a Capitol Hill condo from the wife of a fossil fuel lobbyist among other controversies. Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt can do no wrong in President Trump’s eyes, but he’s not Attorney General material. Trump pushed back Friday against reports that he is considering replacing Attorney 97