Pruitt Speaks to Staff; Emails Shall Be Released

UPDATE Wednesday 8 a.m.: The Center for Media and Democracy has released approximately half of the requested emails, and posted them here. Eleven minutes. That’s how long Scott Pruitt, the new Administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, spoke to his staff today from the Rachel Carson Green Room. The presentation was open to in-person media as well…

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That Isn’t a Stream, It’s a Dump

“Clean air is vitally important,” President-elect Donald Trump told the New York Times last November, adding, “Clean water, crystal-clean water is vitally important.” That was then. Surrounded by legislators from Kentucky and West Virginia, President Trump this afternoon signed House Joint Resolution 38, in a scribble striking down eight years of outreach behind an Obama-era Stream Protection Rule…

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