Officials have unveiled a package of reforms crafted to make the 45-year-old statute better serve both the species it is supposed to recover and landowners caught up in the law’s cumbersome regulations. Read CFACT's official comment.
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.
Administrator Pruitt initiates overdue changes to bring transparency, integrity to rulemaking.
"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.