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Pruitt’s Only Phone Call From $43k Soundproof Booth Was to White House

on August 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt used the $43,000 secured phone booth he installed in his office to make one phone call, according to recently released phone logs.

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Scott Pruitt’s Regulatory Record at EPA

on July 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Scott Pruitt was no stranger to controversy in his tenure at the EPA, but how did he fare with respect to addressing regulations? A new report finds the agency made almost $350 million in cost savings during his time as administrator.

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Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator

By on July 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned from his post with the agency.

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House Democrats Want Criminal Investigation of EPA Chief

By on June 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Democrats Want Criminal Investigation of EPA Chief

A group of House Democrats requested a formal criminal investigation into EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

By on May 16, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

The EPA IG said it would grant a request to look at Scott Pruitt’s use of multiple email accounts, but added that it might be a while before getting to it.

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New Documents Detail Threats Made Against EPA Administrator

on May 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
New Documents Detail Threats Made Against EPA Administrator Documents released this week by the EPA's Office of Inspector General in response to Freedom of Information Act requests contain details about investigations made into threats that have been made against administrator Scott Pruitt.

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Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

By on April 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

Two Congressmen want the OSC to investigate possible prohibited personnel practices at the EPA.

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EPA Whistleblower Who Complained About Pruitt’s Spending Inflated Military Service

on April 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Whistleblower Who Complained About Pruitt’s Spending Inflated Military Service A recent report states that the EPA whistleblower who complained about administrator Scott Pruitt's spending "benefitted from the same EPA hiring authority that he said EPA officials had used to dole out raises to two top Pruitt aides, according to knowledgeable sources and EPA documents."

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Five Takeaways from Pruitt’s Testimony Before Congress

on April 26, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Five Takeaways from Pruitt’s Testimony Before Congress EPA administrator Scott Pruitt had to go before Congress today to face tough questions about various controversies involving him and his agency. Here are some of the highlights.

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Lawmakers Say EPA Administrator’s Secure Phone Booth May Not Ultimately Do Much for Securing Communications

By on April 24, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Say EPA Administrator’s Secure Phone Booth May Not Ultimately Do Much for Securing Communications

Several lawmakers have raised concerns that the secure phone booth installed by the EPA may not be doing much to facilitate secure communications.

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