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Document: EPA IG investigates Pruitt's Paris pitch at NMA meeting

December 06, 2017
EPA's Inspector General (IG) has agreed with a request from Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), the top Democrat on the House energy committee, to investigate an April meeting in which EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt visited the National Mining Association (NMA) and reportedly urged the group to support withdrawing from the Paris climate deal. In a Dec. 4 letter released by Pallone's office, IG Arthur Elkins, Jr. says his office's inquiry will result in a “factual record” of the NMA meeting that...

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