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Document: Sierra Club wants IG to probe Pruitt's CO2 remarks

March 17, 2017
The Sierra Club is asking the EPA Inspector General (IG) to investigate if Administrator Scott Pruitt violated the agency's scientific integrity policy when he made controversial comments questioning whether carbon dioxide emissions are a “primary contributor” to climate change. Pruitt's statements -- sharply at odds with mainstream climate science -- were made during a March 9 CNBC interview. He said: “No, I would not agree that it's a primary contributor to the global warming that we see. But we...

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