All EPA activities will be tethered to law, says new chief Pruitt

The new EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, who sued the agency 14 times while a state attorney general, told employees they will be “tethered to the statute” when writing regulations or enforcing them, with no allowance for shortcuts or stretches of authority. During a 12-minute speech to staffers during his first day on the job, Pruitt… » Read More

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