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Trump to Nominate Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler as Permanent Chief

on November 16, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Andrew Wheeler will be nominated to permanently lead the Environmental Protection Agency, President Donald Trump said Friday. Wheeler has served as the agency's acting head since his predecessor, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, resigned in July.

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EPA Protective Services Costs Ballooned Under Pruitt’s Tenure

By on September 4, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Protective Services Costs Ballooned Under Pruitt’s Tenure

A new IG report found that costs for providing security to former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt soared during his tenure.

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GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

By on August 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: Pruitt Didn’t Break Law by Appearing in Beef Association Video

A GAO decision concludes that the EPA’s former administrator did not break the law when he appeared in a beef association video.

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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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