EPA is what is called an "independent agency, Pruitt can, and may well, go ahead with the Red Team exercise.
An unhappy WashPo is cause for encouragement.
In Congressional testimony last week, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said there is probably a red team/blue team exercise coming soon, to officially explore the climate change debate.
Despite pleas from state and local government, the Obama EPA demanded Arkansas spend billions it cannot afford or lose its coal plants. The Trump EPA has an opportunity to do better.
President Trump's executive order on energy independence. Full text.
The White House is pushing for significant cuts to EPA programs and staff levels, giving a glimpse of how the Trump administration plans on devolving more control to the states.