Trump donors and appointees poised to profit off science agencies

Read the full story at Reveal.

When Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt declared last week that “the war against coal is over,” it was cheery news for some of President Donald Trump’s most generous financial supporters.

The nation’s coal mining interests – from CEOs and corporate attorneys to ordinary miners in small towns in West Virginia and Kentucky – together pumped more than $6 million into Trump’s campaign last year, according to an analysis of the president’s top campaign donors by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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