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Pruitt's Push To Overhaul EPA Science Likely To Remain Controversial

January 12, 2018
Administrator Scott Pruitt's efforts to overhaul EPA's science are likely to remain controversial in 2018, with Democrats and environmentalists challenging cuts to agency research and an overhaul of its scientific advisory boards even as some conservative groups say some of his efforts on climate science are not going far enough. Pruitt's efforts to date have included proposing significant cuts to the research office's budget, encouraging scientists and other agency staff to retire, blocking scientists from speaking at climate change-related conference...

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