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The EPA allowed Pruitt and his team to increase the security detail from six agents to 19 without proving the need, the EPA Office of the Inspector General concluded.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Andrew Wheeler is expected to address EPA employees at 1:30 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
By Joshua Barajas
The EPA's newly named acting chief has promised to reach out to anxious staffers throughout the demoralized agency and to lawmakers of both political parties.
A former coal lobbyist is set to take over the helm at the Environmental Protection Agency after EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid questions of unethical behavior.
By Gretchen Frazee
Controversial and embattled EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned. For months, Pruitt survived scandal after scandal, brushing off calls for his firing from members of both parties. On the policy front, Pruitt spearheaded President Trump's promised agenda of deregulation of…
By Joshua Barajas, Dan Cooney
Pruitt said in his resignation letter that it was an "honor to serve" on Trump's Cabinet, but that "the unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all of us."…
By Erica R. Hendry
Scott Pruitt has resigned as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, President Donald Trump announced Thursday in a tweet.
By Joey Mendolia, Daniel Bush
Scott Pruitt had a significant impact on U.S. energy and environmental policy during his tenure as EPA chief.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces new allegations of impropriety. On top of the dozen or more different federal investigations underway into Pruitt, it's alleged that he asked an aide to help his wife secure a high-paying job. William…
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