Environmentalists in Connecticut Protest Offshore Drilling

Connecticut activists who have teamed up with environmental advocates up and down the East Coast to oppose plans to explore and drill for oil in the Atlantic Ocean protested Monday outside a meeting for public comments on the controversial proposal.

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EPA’s Pruitt Praised by Right-Wing Groups for Getting Agency “Out of Science”

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s director Scott Pruitt and speakers at a fossil fuels conference in Houston sponsored by right-wing groups had a mutual lovefest, with Pruitt praising the groups for their commitment to oil and gas and the groups lauding Pruitt for getting the EPA “out of science.”

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