5 07, 2018

MarketPlace: Pruitt out, but not many changes expected at EPA

2018-07-09T10:40:07-04:00July 5th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Scott Tong MarketPlace The deregulatory priorities of the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency, long sought by industry, are not expected to change in the post-Scott Pruitt era, according to supporters and foes of the administration and independent observers. Key Pruitt deputies remain in place at top levels of the agency, and the former energy lobbyist [...]

5 07, 2018

Bloomberg News: EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Amid Crush of Scandals

2018-07-09T10:20:29-04:00July 5th, 2018|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Jennifer A Dlouhy Bloomberg News Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has resigned after a deluge of damaging revelations about his spending, travel, and a condo rental deal that prompted some Republican lawmakers to distance themselves and question his continued effectiveness. President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday that he’d accepted the [...]

30 04, 2018

Milloy: Scott Pruitt should stay at EPA

2018-05-01T17:31:45-04:00April 30th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow & Junkscience.com Publisher As Appearing in USA Today What Pruitt is really 'guilty' of is reining in the rogue Environmental Protection Agency President Trump should ignore calls to fire Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. As mountains are made of molehills and double standards are everywhere, regulatory [...]

11 04, 2018

E&E Legal Joins Heartland Institute and other Groups In Letter to President in Support of Adm. Pruitt

2018-12-19T13:50:45-05:00April 11th, 2018|Coalitions, EPA, Persecution, Policy, Richardson|

Today, E&E Legal joined the Heartland Institute and numerous other free market groups on letter to President Trump in support of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.   Administrator Pruitt is the target of a well-orchestrated smear campaign by leftwing groups and individuals unhappy with his effectiveness at eliminating economy and job killing regulations that do nothing [...]

6 04, 2018

Climate Wire: Skeptics feel empowered to ‘keep pushing’ under Trump

2018-04-17T17:24:33-04:00April 6th, 2018|"Climate Change", Bad Science, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Zack Colman, E&E News reporter As Appearing in Climate Wire Climate skeptics are gaining ground. There's always been a vocal subset of conservatives who cast doubt on climate science, but what were once fringe views among broader Republicans — like warming's a hoax — are enjoying a growing acceptance in the GOP, worrying academics, [...]

27 03, 2018

Daily Caller: Liberals Oppose Pruitt’s Push For Transparency In EPA Science. Why?

2018-04-03T14:14:23-04:00March 27th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy, Transparency|

by Michael Bastasch Daily Caller Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to bring more transparency to the science his agency relies on to issue new regulations has met intense opposition from the left. The New York Times launched a two-pronged offensive against Pruitt’s transparency policy that included an op-ed by the Obama administration’s top [...]

27 03, 2018

Milloy: EPA Chief Puts Science Back Into Environmental Protection

2018-12-19T13:51:21-05:00March 27th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy, Policy|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Author Steve Milloy As appearing in the Daily Signal EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt may be just a lawyer, but so far he has done more to bring sound science to EPA than any scientist ever affiliated with the agency. And, apparently, he’s just getting started. Since taking [...]

19 03, 2018

Daily Caller: Scott Pruitt Will End EPA’s Use Of ‘Secret Science’ To Justify Regulations

2018-03-20T12:35:34-04:00March 19th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael Bastasch Daily Caller Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will soon end his agency’s use of “secret science” to craft regulations. “We need to make sure their data and methodology are published as part of the record,” Pruitt said in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Otherwise, it’s not [...]

16 03, 2018

E&E News: Pruitt is expected to restrict science. Here’s what it means

2018-03-20T12:48:01-04:00March 16th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

Scott Waldman and Robin Bravender E&E News U.S. EPA chief Scott Pruitt is expected to roll out plans soon to restrict the agency's use of science in rulemakings, pitting him against critics who say it would threaten public health and environmental protections. In a closed-door meeting at the Heritage Foundation on Monday, Pruitt told a [...]

12 03, 2018

EPA Releases Year-in-Review Report; E&E Legal’s Steve Milloy Quoted

2018-03-12T16:26:52-04:00March 12th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Environment, EPA, ICYMI, Milloy|

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of their Year in Review report for 2017-2018.  As the news release notes, the agency led by Administrator Scott Pruitt has achieved a great deal in just one short-year: "EPA finalized 22 deregulatory actions, which could save Americans more than $1 billion in regulatory [...]

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