US Politics in Trump era Public date: 17.09.2019 01:44:11

3 Apr 2018

Scott Pruitt’s Dirty Politics

Pruitt and his admirers call this approach “E.P.A. originalism”—a nod to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and his reading of the Constitution. The idea is that Pruitt is sticking to “traditional” priorities, such as cleaning up Superfund  sites and contaminated drinking-water supplies, rather than focussing on newer and broader environmental threats, such as climate change.
Pruitt and his admirers call this approach “E.P.A. originalism”—a nod to the late Supreme Court Justice...

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