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Trump announces selection of EPA antagonist to lead agency

Timothy Cama, The Hill

Pruitt has sued President Obama’s EPA for nearly every major regulation, and has led the fight among Republican attorneys general against rules like the Clean Power Plan and the Clean Water Rule, two of Trump’s top targets for repeal. Trump’s pick immediately came under fire from Democrats and environmentalists, who warned that Pruitt’s antagonism toward fighting climate change and Obama’s green agenda is a huge risk to the planet.