Scott Pruitt’s departure leaves Andrew Wheeler as the acting administrator of the EPA for the foreseeable future, with much speculation as to how the former lobbyist and lawyer will run the agency.
Will Scott Pruitt's departure chill the determination of other Americans to take on the thankless task of government reform?
Trump announced Pruitt’s resignation after The Times reported that “aides deleted sensitive information about his meetings from his public schedule and potentially violated the law in doing so.” Pruitt's genuine transgression was commitment to reform.
Please make a quick comment to the Department of Energy right now and let's make our dishwashers fast again.
"American Future Fund" is a 501(c)(4) dark-money group with deep connections to the ethanol industry.
The UNEP-EPA memorandum is little more than an implementation tool of the Paris agreement and should suffer the same fate.
The bias of government officials who oversee global warming and environmental issues is just as pervasive – and perhaps more so – than the bias that exists and occurs within the Justice Department.
EPA is asking for your input! EPA is considering changing how it does cost and benefit analysis for new regulations. This is great news, because the Agency's analyses have often been biased in favor of regulation, sometimes to the point of absurdity.
The Greens have launched a massive and coordinated attack on EPA's proposed regulation to end the use of "secret science" in Agency rule making.
Trump should embrace (and expand) the court ruling that his Twitter account is a free speech forum.
Strengthening transparency in regulatory science.
Many researchers (or their institutions) are likely to want their work to be EPA usable, even if EPA does not fund it. They will then adopt usability practices from the beginning, which may be a new way of doing research. This is exactly what the open science movement is calling for.
"The President should stand behind loyal public servants like Scott Pruitt or suffer a chilling effect on his Administration's ability to recruit and retain talented Americans with the courage to make positive change."
EPA will stop relying on "secret science" in its rule-making process and enter a new era of transparency under a new regulation Administrator Pruitt unveiled at EPA headquarters.
EPA’s proposed data transparency rule will provide for privacy concerns and for concerns from industry over releasing confidential business information.