Many people will have much to say about the Senate vote to confirm Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Here are a few quick thoughts:
It is unconscionable that the Senate would ram this nomination through without knowing all the relevant facts — facts that may be known within a few days. It is a bipartisan triumph of special interests over the broader public interest.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
(Clean Air Watch is pleased to present this timely guest post by Gemma Hunt)
While we await a Senate vote on Scott Pruitt's nomination to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, an important question lingers in the air: what will happen to enforcement of clean air and water laws under the Trump team? Will companies feel they can cheat -- and harm the public -- as Volkswagen did?
The recent Fiat Chrysler incident could be a test case.