Trump Nominates Environmental Protection Agency Head


Reports have been released Wednesday afternoon that Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency.

The appointment must be approved by the Senate.

Pruitt met with the President-elect at Trump Tower in New York Wednesday.

Pruitt, 48, a Republican, has been leading the battle against Obama’s climate change policies for several years, and has sued Obama in practically all of his environmental regulations, such as the landmark climate rule for power plants, as well as water rules and standards for ground-level ozone pollution, haze, methane and more, reports The Hill.

Trump attacked Obama often during his campaign for his “war on coal” and spoke out against excessive regulations that are hurting the fossil fuel industry – something Pruitt is in complete alignment with.

Global warming proponents are already in despair over the appointment.



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