The Hill: Energy and Environment Policy 8 April 2018

GOP senator defends Pruitt: Some criticisms are 'overblown'

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) on Sunday defended Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt amid a firestorm of ethics controversies, saying the agency head has done a good job implementing President Trump's agenda."The reason why...

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Graham: Pruitt's ethics controversies don't look good

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday said he believes Scott Pruitt has done a good job, but that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator's recent slew of ethical controversies “doesn’t look good.”“I think he's done a good job, but...

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Pruitt's security detail has cost taxpayers nearly $3M: report

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt's security detail has cost taxpayers nearly $3 million, according to a new report.An EPA official told The Washington Post that Pruitt's detail is far larger than those of...

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Ornstein: Pruitt should be fired and prosecuted

Norman Ornstein is calling for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to be fired and prosecuted."What a gross immoral excuse for a human being and an utter disgrace as a public servant," Ornstein, a resident scholar at the...

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National Park Service officials delete references to humans' role in causing climate change from drafts of new report

Drafts of a federal report on sea level rise and storm surge reportedly no longer include any mentions of humans' role in climate change.Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting found that National Park Service officials had scrubbed the...

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