The US agency that guards the environment is going to be hobbled

2019-04-01 10:05:11

Michael Reynolds/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Ian Graber-Stiehl Federal overreach is a phrase beloved of Scott Pruitt, head of the US Environmental Protection Agency. It was a central theme in his recent high-profile interview with the New York Times. Since his appointment, Pruitt, infamous for suing the agency he now runs on 14 occasions while he was Oklahoma’s Attorney General, has set the ethos of a new, post-fact EPA,