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December 17, 2016 | Feature

What You Should Know About Scott Pruitt & The EPA

The next EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, is a polluter lobbyist with an open hostility to bedrock air and water protections such as the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act. Here’s what you should know about Pruitt and the agency he heads.

December 8, 2016 | In the News: Teen Vogue

Scott Pruitt: 7 Things to Know About Donald Trump's Pick for EPA Administrator

Marty Hayden, VP of Policy & Legislation, Earthjustice: “When ... the Trump administration tries to undo good things that have been done, and when they try to do new bad things, new harmful things, where that’ll end up is in court. And we’ll be there to meet him. ... Anyone who drinks water, anyone who breathes air, should be concerned [with] the future of the EPA.”

November 4, 2016 | Video

Little Changemakers Take On Washington

While many kids might visit Washington, D.C., on a school field trip, these students were at the nation’s capital in the fall of 2016 to urge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Congress to ban neurotoxic lead in the wheel weights on our cars.

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