The emails, released by the Oklahoma attorney general's office after losing a two-year legal battle with the Center for Media and Democracy, show that Scott Pruitt worked with energy executives to push back against EPA regulations that were viewed as harmful to their industry.

The records release came mere days after the former Oklahoma attorney general was narrowly confirmed by the Senate and began his new job at the EPA.  Read more...

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A trove of more than 7,500 emails and other documents were released on Wednesday revealing that President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) coordinated closely with his state's oil and gas industry while also leading an office responsible for regulating them. 

The emails, released by the Oklahoma attorney general's office after losing a two-year legal battle with the Center for Media and Democracy, show that Scott Pruitt worked with energy executives to push back against EPA regulations that were viewed as harmful to their industry.

The records release came mere days after the former Oklahoma attorney general was narrowly confirmed by the Senate and began his new job at the EPA.  Read more...

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Emails show new EPA chief is cozy with the fossil fuel industry

There's no question that new Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt has a conflict of interest when he previously declared himself the agency's number one enemy. However, it's now clearer just why he so fervently opposes eco-friendly reg...