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Friday, May 4, 2018
On Tuesday, the Hawaii state legislature passed a bill that would ban sunscreen products that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Congressional leaders are demanding information from Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt over allegations he wanted taxpayers to open an office in his hometown of Tulsa, Okla. , before he was confirmed by the Senate.
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt should join his aides Albert “Kell” Kelly and Pasquale “Nino” Perrotta, and resign immediately, said Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook. Photo courtesy of AP Images
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Monday, April 23, 2018
President Trump’s support for his ethically-challenged EPA administrator Scott Pruitt appears to be crumbling in advance of two come-to-Jesus congressional hearings Thursday. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Flickr.com
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Top democrats from the House Energy and Commerce Committee have called for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to testify under oath during a congressional hearing he is expected to attend next week. Photo courtesy of the White House via Flickr.com
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Before Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt illegally installed a private phone booth in his office to the tune of $43,000 from taxpayers, there were already two soundproof booths called Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities, or SCIFs, at the agency’s headquarters. Photo courtesy of AP Images
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
President Trump’s top budget official promised lawmakers the White House will launch a probe into Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s illegal use of taxpayer money to purchase and install a $43,000 secure phone booth in his office. Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Flickr.com
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
A new report from the Environmental Working Group reveals that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is failing to enforce a key farm bill provision, with dire consequences for drinking water in the Midwest.
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Two decades after pollution from highly toxic fluorinated chemicals was first reported in American communities and drinking water, the number of known contamination sites is growing rapidly, with no end in sight.
Monday, April 16, 2018
The chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is seeking details about Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt use of four different agency email addresses.
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s use of $43,000 in taxpayer funds for a private phone booth broke federal law, according to a report today from the federal Government Accountability Office.
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Senate confirms top lobbyist for the coal and chemical industries as Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Photo courtesy of U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Thursday, April 12, 2018
There was stunning news today on the seemingly endless scandals engulfing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Pressure from Congressional investigators mounted today on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to answer questions over his use of taxpayer money to fly first class over perceived security threats, and his rental of a Capitol Hill condo linked to an energy lobbyist.
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The chairman of the House oversight committee is sending investigators to the Environmental Protection Agency to review Scott Pruitt’s exorbitant travel expenses, according to media reports.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
All adults and children should eat more fruits and vegetables, whether they are organic or conventionally grown. With EWG’s 2018 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™, you can choose healthy produce while minimizing unwanted doses of multiple toxic pesticides.
Monday, April 9, 2018
The federal government’s top ethics official is raising serious questions about Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s potential violations of law. His string of scandals could topple his reign at the agency.
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Friday, March 30, 2018
According to press reports, for the first six months of 2017, Pruitt paid $50 a night to rent space in a Capitol Hill condo, paying only for the nights he actually slept there. The condo is co-owned by the wife of a top lobbyist whose clients include oil refiners and natural gas pipeline operators.
Friday, March 23, 2018
The chairman of the House oversight committee is asking the Interior Department to provide details of a federal contract for $139,000 to replace doors in Secretary Ryan Zinke’s office.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Laboratory animals exposed to cellphone radiation developed heart and brain tumors similar to the types seen in some studies of human cellphone users, according to an Italian study published today

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