Trump names Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general suing EPA on climate change, to head the EPA

Read the full story in the Washington Post. See also the New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning story from 2014 about Scott Pruitt and his ties to the energy industry.

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Scott Pruitt, the attorney general of the oil and gas-intensive state of Oklahoma, to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a move signaling an assault on President Obama’s climate change and environmental legacy.

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