Threats Against EPA Employees Up 50% in 2017 - NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonThreats Against EPA Employees Up 50% in 2017NBC4 WashingtonThreats against employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have spiked 50 percent this year, according to an investigation by the News4 I-Team. Agents with EPA's Office of Inspector General have launched at least 70 investigations into ...and more »

EPA watchdog expands probe of Pruitt's travel - ABC News

EPA watchdog expands probe of Pruitt's travelABC NewsThe Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general is expanding an inquiry into Administrator Scott Pruitt's frequent taxpayer-funded travel, the watchdog office said Friday. The review will now include all travel by Pruitt through Sept. 30 as the ...and more »

EPA Watchdog Expands Audit of Administrator's Travel: Memo - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportEPA Watchdog Expands Audit of Administrator's Travel: MemoU.S. News & World ReportFILE PHOTO - Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, answers a question during the Concordia Summit in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon Reuters. By Valerie Volcovici.and more »

EPA Inspector General's Office Widens Probe Into Scott Pruitt's Travel - TPM

TPMEPA Inspector General's Office Widens Probe Into Scott Pruitt's TravelTPMThe Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general's office said in a letter dated Thursday that it planned to “expand” a preliminary investigation into agency administrator Scott Pruitt's air travel. In late September, the EPA confirmed reports ...and more »

EPA IG expands probe into Scott Pruitt's travel - KTAL

KTALEPA IG expands probe into Scott Pruitt's travelKTALWAHSINGTON (CNN) - The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general "plans to expand the scope" of its investigation into Administrator Scott Pruitt's travel to Oklahoma to include all of his travel through September 30. In a memo obtained by ...and more »

Less Than 1% of EPA Administrator's Meetings Are With Environmental Groups - KTLA

KTLALess Than 1% of EPA Administrator's Meetings Are With Environmental GroupsKTLAScott Pruitt has made no secret of his interest in shaking things up at the EPA. The former Oklahoma attorney general spent years during the Obama administration challenging its regulations. Scott Pruitt, administrator of the U.S. Environmental ...and more »

IG expands probe to include all Pruitt flights, passengers - E&E News

E&E NewsIG expands probe to include all Pruitt flights, passengersE&E NewsU.S. EPA's internal watchdog is expanding its investigation of Administrator Scott Pruitt's travels after news reports and lawmakers have questioned his use of charter and military flights. Cookies must be enabled in order to access E&E News. Please ...and more »

EPA inspector general expands investigation of Scott Pruitt's travel - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerEPA inspector general expands investigation of Scott Pruitt's travelWashington ExaminerThe Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general on Friday said it plans to expand its investigation of Administrator Scott Pruitt's travel. The office will now examine all of Pruitt's travel through Sept. 30, not just his frequent travel to and ...and more »

James Woods says he's retiring from film (and selling house) - WPXI Pittsburgh

James Woods says he's retiring from film (and selling house)WPXI PittsburghPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Oscar-nominated actor James Woods says he's retiring from the entertainment industry. The news was included in a press release issued by Woods' real estate agent offering Woods' Rhode Island lake house for sale.and more »

Andrew Wheeler Wiki: Everything You Need to Know About the Coal Lobbyist - Lombardi Letter

Andrew Wheeler Wiki: Everything You Need to Know About the Coal LobbyistLombardi LetterPresident Donald Trump has nominated Andrew Wheeler to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Andrew Wheeler's a coal lobbyist and former congressional staffer. Every four to eight years, there is a new leader that takes residence in the White ...and more »

Watchdog expands probe into EPA chief's travel - The Hill

The HillWatchdog expands probe into EPA chief's travelThe HillThe Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) internal watchdog is expanding its investigation into Administrator Scott Pruitt · Edward (Scott) Scott PruittZinke under federal investigation for speech to NHL team: report Overnight Regulation: Senate ...and more »

Trump nominates coal lobbyist to help lead Environmental Protection Agency - The Independent

The IndependentTrump nominates coal lobbyist to help lead Environmental Protection AgencyThe Independentscott-pruitt.jpg US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks with coal miners at the Harvey Mine on 13 April 2017 Sycamore, Pennsylvania. Justin Merriman/Getty Images. Donald Trump just nominated a lobbyist for the coal ...and more »

EPA inspector general now investigating Pruitt's use of military, private flights - Washington Post

Washington PostEPA inspector general now investigating Pruitt's use of military, private flightsWashington PostThe Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general on Friday acknowledged plans to expand its inquiry into Administrator Scott Pruitt's travel habits, marking the latest Trump Cabinet member to face scrutiny from his own agency for taxpayer-funded ...and more »

President Trump Nominates Andrew Wheeler for EPA Deputy Administrator Position - Legal Reader (blog)

President Trump Nominates Andrew Wheeler for EPA Deputy Administrator PositionLegal Reader (blog)President Trump has been busy these last few days. Between traveling to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and Las Vegas to meet with victims of the deadly shooting that occurred earlier this week, he's managed to squeeze in an important decision concerning ...and more »

Trump Picks Coal Lobbyist to Serve As Scott Pruitt's No. 2 at EPA - New York Magazine

New York MagazineTrump Picks Coal Lobbyist to Serve As Scott Pruitt's No. 2 at EPANew York MagazineThis week President Trump nominated coal-industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler as deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, a post that would make him second-in-command to Scott Pruitt, the climate change–denying head of the agency ...and more »

Trump's EPA nominee lobbied for coal company that donated big to president - NJ.com

NJ.comTrump's EPA nominee lobbied for coal company that donated big to presidentNJ.comWASHINGTON President Donald Trump's nominee as deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency lobbied for the biggest U.S. coal mining company, whose employees were the president's biggest source of campaign contributions. Andrew ...and more »

Lawmakers urge investigation into Scott Pruitt's 'privacy booth' as part of pattern of misconduct - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressLawmakers urge investigation into Scott Pruitt's 'privacy booth' as part of pattern of misconductThinkProgressHouse Democrats request an investigation into the installation of a privacy booth in EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's office. CREDIT: AP Photo/Susan Walsh. House Democrats want the Environmental Protection Agency's office of inspector general to ...and more »

Pruitt Continues To Destroy The EPA - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaPruitt Continues To Destroy The EPACleanTechnicaTop staffers for Environmental Protection Agency-hating EPA chief Scott Pruitt announced the agency's Smart Sectors program Tuesday. Under this, the EPA will work in close partnership with industries it regulates. In a press release, Pruitt said: “When ...and more »

EPA Head Keeps Meeting With Fossil Fuel Executives While Ignoring The Environment - The Ring of Fire Network

The Ring of Fire NetworkEPA Head Keeps Meeting With Fossil Fuel Executives While Ignoring The EnvironmentThe Ring of Fire NetworkScott Pruitt, the head of the EPA, has met with executives from industry almost every single day since he became head of the EPA, showing that the agency is no longer working on behalf of the environment and they are, in fact, just another tool for ...and more »

The Real Lowdown: The Trump and Congressional Republican Assault on Our Environment, Vol. 27 - Natural Resources Defense Council

Natural Resources Defense CouncilThe Real Lowdown: The Trump and Congressional Republican Assault on Our Environment, Vol. 27Natural Resources Defense CouncilScott Pruitt is ignoring the law on air quality, NRDC sues on behalf of endangered species, and the Clean Power Plan is in jeopardy. Bill Dickinson/Flickr. Actions speak louder than words, Mr. Administrator. From his first days in office, U.S ...and more »