EPA responds to court order for Pruitt emails by sending one single email from 10-month period

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s emails are back in the spotlight after the agency responded to a request for the documents with what watchdogs say is a red flag. Asked for documents over the course of a 10-month period, the EPA sent only one…

Congressman didn’t pay taxes because he ‘got busy’

Rep. Scott Taylor (R-VA) neglected to pay $11,842 in property taxes, interests and penalty charges on rental properties he owned, according to public records discovered by the Virginian-Pilot. His reason: he was busy and forgot. Asked why the federal lawmaker “apparently ignored accumulating tax bills…

Pruitt spent thousands on ‘tactical pants’ and ‘tactical polos’, new documents reveal

Embattled Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt spent even more taxpayer money on security expenses than previously thought, according to documents obtained by the Intercept and first reported Wednesday night. The expenses include nearly $3,000 for “tactical pants” and “tactical polos,” part of a…

Enraged farmers and lawmakers confront Pruitt during Heartland tour

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt is facing a torrent of accusations and anger as he tours through the U.S. heartland. Farmers and Midwestern politicians are accusing the official of prioritizing fossil fuel industries over the interests of the region, which has served as…

A State of Conflicted Interest: Nearly a third of state environment officials have ties to industry

When Scott Pruitt took over the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last year, he promised to stem the tide of what he described as “federal overreach.” Pruitt’s “back to basics” agenda did not mean a renewed focus on the agency’s core mission, however, but rather shifting…

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New report details Scott Pruitt’s cozy relationship with a billionaire coal baron

While it’s no secret the nation’s top environmental official, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, has long held an affinity for the fossil fuel industry, a new report details just how close he has become to one particular billionaire coal baron. Pruitt saw coal executive Joe Craft…

Pruitt spent $3,230 at jewelry store, emails show

Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt reportedly spent thousands of dollars at a fine jewelry and watch store in the nation’s capital, including more than $1,500 on a dozen fountain pens. The revelation comes amid ongoing questions over Pruitt’s financial decisions as head of the…

Scott Pruitt appears on pro-Trump Sinclair Broadcasting, where his scandals aren’t an issue

Scott Pruitt, the scandal-ridden head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has embarked on a round of conservative media appearances to help defend the many spending and ethics controversies surrounding his management of the EPA. Appearing on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s “Bottom Line with Boris” — hosted by…

Pruitt spent whopping $3.5 million on personal security in first year as EPA chief

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has spent $3.5 million in taxpayer dollars on personal security in just his first year in the position, CBS News revealed Friday. This is far more than his two predecessors from the Obama administration, who CBS News says…