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Senate Democrats Renew Call For EPA To Recuse Pruitt From CPP Repeal

February 07, 2018
Four Democratic senators are renewing calls for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to recuse himself from the agency's ongoing effort to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP) utility greenhouse gas rule, arguing he has an “inalterably closed mind” on the issue due to his prior staunch opposition to the regulation. That opposition, the senators say, has continued during his time at the agency, when he has made “numerous statements denouncing” the CPP and casting doubt on EPA's underlying authority to...

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