Trump’s EPA Chief Investigated For Taking Weekend Trips Home

Energy Michael Bastasch 4:28 PM 08/28/2017 From The Daily Caller The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inspector general has opened an investigation to see whether or not taxpayers footed the bill for Administrator Scott Pruitt’s trips home to Oklahoma. “This assignment is being initiated based on congressional requests and a hotline complaint, all of which expressed…

EPA ends sponsorship of climate leadership program

From Reuters. August 25, 2017 / 3:17 PM / a day ago Valerie Volcovici   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will no longer sponsor an awards program honoring voluntary corporate actions to combat global warming, it announced on Friday, the agency’s latest move to undo Obama-era climate change programs. Since 2012, the…

Pruitt: EPA will review ‘politicized’ climate science report

From Politico Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has expressed doubts about carbon dioxide’s role as a major driver of climate change. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images By EMILY HOLDEN 08/11/2017 05:32 PM EDT Updated 08/12/2017 01:01 PM EDT Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said his staff will gauge the “accuracy” of a major federal…

EPA Ethics Panel: It is NOT Unethical to Question Climate Dogma

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Back in March, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt questioned the human contribution to climate change. The Sierra Club immediately raised an ethics complaint against Pruitt’s climate heresy. The Energy 202: EPA finds no problems with Pruitt’s climate change views By Dino Grandoni August 3 at 8:39 AM When Environmental Protection Agency…