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The Hill – New EPA chief’s emails reveal coordination with oil interests

The Hill – “Emails from new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s tenure as Oklahoma attorney general reveal several instances of coordination between his office and oil interests in his state. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) released the emails on Wednesday, one day after Pruitt’s former office turned them over to a state court in Oklahoma. The group said it received 7,564 pages of emails from Pruitt’s office overall. Senate Democrats — all but two of whom voted against Pruitt’s nomination — insisted the vote be delayed until after the emails were released. They said the emails could show close ties between Pruitt’s office and the Oklahoma fossil fuel industry, a sector that he defended during his tenure as the state’s attorney general…”

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