Scott Pruitt

 EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Testifies At House Hearing On Mission Of The EPA

#BootPruitt Campaign Aims to Oust EPA Administrator

The Hip Hop Caucus and Green Latinos are two of the organizations working to pressure the administration to fire Scott Pruitt.

Scott Pruitt heads the Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump.

Report Says EPA More Lenient on Polluters Under President Trump

An investigative analysis by The New York Times finds a steep decrease in enforcement under the Trump administration.

Scott Pruitt. White man smiles at papers on a desk.

Watch EPA Head Scott Pruitt Damn Us All to Fiery Hell on Earth

He just officially rescinded the Clean Power Plan.

Scott Pruitt heads the Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump.

Former Trump Campaign Aide, Non-Scientist Now in Charge of EPA Grants

John Konkus told staff he is watching for the “double C-word,” climate change.

 Mustafa Ali, former EPA environmental justice official, speaks on human rights and the environment during an event by the Wilson Center on June 22, 2016.

Former EPA Official Mustafa Ali on Environmental Justice Under the Trump Administration

“They have not yet moved forward on a policy that would be beneficial to low-income communities, communities of color or indigenous populations.”

Drinking water sources will be in greater jeopardy under President Donald Trump's repeal of the Clean Water Rule, argue environmentalists. Here, Lake Powell in Utah, which is fed by the Colorado River Basin.

Trump Administration Moves Forward to Remove Protections on Drinking Water

The Clean Water Rule may be killed before it was able to take effect.

Flags of the G7 group of nations, as well as the flag of the European Union, stand on a stage in the ancient amphitheater prior to the beginning of the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy.

U.S. Does Not Sign G7 Document on Climate Change

This is the administration’s latest move in staying out of the Paris Agreement.

Flared natural gas is burned off at the Deadwood natural gas plant on February 5, 2015 in Garden City, Texas. Flaring is another way methane is released during natural gas drilling.

Lawsuit From Environmental Groups Challenges EPA's Methane Rule Pause

The six groups say it is in violation of the Clean Air Act.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Capitol Hill January 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Scientists are now refuting comments he made during this hearing.

Scientists Refute Pruitt's Climate Change Skepticism in New Study

Researchers launched a study after the EPA administrator testified before Congress—and found he was wrong about key facts.

Stacks of President Donald Trump's FY2018 budget proposal are seen during a photo availability May 23, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. President Trump has sent his FY2018 budget proposal request to the Congress.

3 Environmental Targets of Trump's Proposed Budget

A lead prevention program could end depending on how Congress alters the proposal.

Bristol Bay in Naknek, Alaska, on July 6, 2007.

EPA Clears Path for Alaskan Mining Project

The Obama administration blocked the Pebble Mine Project in 2014 out of concern for its impact on waterways and dependent communities.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a press conference where he addressed issues related to the city's murder rate and the city's Sanctuary City policy on January 25, 2017, in Chicago.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Puts Climate Change Data Trump's EPA Dumped on His City's Website

 “The Trump Administration can attempt to erase decades of work from scientists and federal employees on the reality of climate change, but burying your head in the sand doesn’t erase the problem,” Emanuel said in a statement.

The tide comes in on a beach along the Chukchi Sea on July 7, 2015, in Shishmaref, Alaska. Worries have returned to locals amid the administration reopening the Arctic regions, including the Chukchi sea, to offshore drilling.

Trump Administration Is Hit With 2 Environmental Lawsuits in 1 Day

Both relate to fossil fuel companies and their restrictions (or lack thereof).

Colorlines screenshot of archived and current EPA 'climate change' pages, taken on May 1, 2017.

Major Changes Hit the EPA's Climate Change Web Page

A day before the People’ Climate March, the administration decided it was time for an overhaul. 

President Donald Trump waves to the crowd from the inaugural parade in front of the White House on January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Energy Interests Contributed $7 Million+ to Trump's Inauguration

Since taking office, the president has repealed many regulations impacting the fossil fuel industry. 

A windmill is seen during 2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival at Empire Polo Club on April 30, 2016, in Indio, California.

STUDY: Countries Need to Transition to Renewables Sooner to Meet Paris Climate Goal

If nations stay on their current course, global temperatures will rise more than a degree higher than the agreement’s goal. 

Fencing surrounds the coal-fired Intermountain Power Plant on March 28, 2016, outside Delta, Utah. The IPP generates more then 13 million megawatt hours of coal-fired energy each year to Utah and Southern California.

The EPA Reversed a Rule That Would Protect People from Toxic Water

“This is appalling,” said a representative of the Sierra Club.

A supervisor takes a break from hoeing a cabbage field with Mexican farm workers on September 27, 2016, in Holtville, California.

Pruitt Shoots Down Pesticide Ban in First Major Move as EPA Head

There could be serious health consequences for farmworkers, children and surrounding communities in danger of drinking water sources polluted with chlorpyrifos.

A stop sign stands outside the Environmental Protection Agency building on May 24, 2013, in Washington, DC.

EPA Gives $100M Grant to Flint So It Can Fix Its Water Infrastructure

Yet critics doubt the money can save the city from the president’s proposed cuts to the agency.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Capitol Hill January 18, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Climate Scientists to EPA Head: 'We Face Grave Risks' from Climate Change

Thirty experts responded to Scott Pruitt’s assertion that carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to climate change.