SCOTT PRUITT

Scott Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator

WASHINGTON (Fox News) –¬†Scott Pruitt has resigned as head of the Environmental Protection Agency after a string of controversies involving his leadership, President Trump announced Thursday on Twitter. “Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, and I will always be thankful to him for this,” tweeted Trump, who added that EPA Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler would take over…

EPA Administrator Signing New Rule that Ends Obama-era Clean Power Plan

That plan was intended to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s coal industry is getting a boost from the EPA. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says he will sign a new rule that will end the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. That plan was intended to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Senator John Hoeven said the costly regulations unfairly targeted North Dakota and required a 45…