Tag: EPA

Scott Pruitt

Conservative Leaders Stand with Scott Pruitt

Over a hundred conservative leaders issued a movement-wide statement on Friday, which begins, “Conservatives stand behind Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thank him for the significant actions he has taken to implement President Trump’s deregulatory agenda.”

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Maher: We Have ‘An Eco-Terrorist Head of the EPA’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that a government shutdown has been underway constantly since President Trump took office, and gave having “an eco-terrorist head of the EPA” as an example. Maher stated, “The government

Peter Schweizer: EPA Contract to Republican Firm Shows ‘Consultant Class’ Makes Money No Matter Who Runs Washington

Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer joined SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and John Carney on Friday’s special edition of Breitbart News Tonight to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) hiring of a Republican opposition research firm, founded by former Mitt Romney campaign chief Matt Rhoades, to improve its communications department.

FILE - In this July 20, 2013, file photo, an ethanol plant stands next to a cornfield near Nevada, Iowa. The Obama administration has failed to study as legally required the impact of requiring ethanol in gasoline and ensuring that new regulations intended to address one problem do not actually make other problems worse, the Environmental Protection Agency inspector general said Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. The conclusion in the new audit confirmed findings of an Associated Press investigation in November 2013. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Exclusive — Jim Talent: A Trump Promise on Biofuels

President Trump recently pulled the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) back from an obvious blunder, and the reactions have been fascinating. The agency had been considering an oil industry request to roll back competition from U.S. biofuels, but the White House sided with rural communities, where renewable fuels are produced from farm-crops or agricultural waste.

Exclusive — As Ethics Scandal Plagues Wire, Associated Press Files Official Government Request Digging for Dirt on Breitbart News

The Associated Press has filed an official government document request with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) digging for dirt on Breitbart News, Breitbart News has learned. The revelation comes as the newswire service struggles to handle an ethics problem plaguing the outlet and continues to refuse to hold its staff to journalistic ethics standards.