“Newly confirmed as head of the EPA, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has come under fire for coördinating closely with energy companies in his attempts to scale back and block federal environmental regulations. The New York Times reported that, at times, Pruitt had simply copied and pasted suggested language from an energy company onto state letterhead, and then sent it to the EPA.
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