Scott Pruitt’s Reign

A federal judge ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to produce documents demanded by the Sierra Club regarding 25 employees appointed by President Donald Trump or former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who have a history of close ties with industries regulated by EPA, industry advocacy groups, or anti-environmental politicians or political groups — relationships that raise grave concerns about conflicts of interests and the ability of polluting industries to disproportionately influence EPA policy.

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Sierra Club Sues EPA For Missing Renewable Fuel Reporting Deadlines

The Environmental Protection Agency violated the Clean Air Act by failing to update Congress on the environmental impacts of the Renewable Fuel Standard program, and failed to study whether increased ethanol use is causing harm to the environment, the Sierra Club claims in a federal lawsuit.

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Energy Dept. Biased Toward Fossil Fuels in Planned Study, Group Says

A leading environmental organization filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy on Monday, claiming the agency illegally withheld documents that would show bias in favor of traditional fossil fuels while conducting a study on the reliability of the U.S. electricity grid.

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