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Scott Pruitt Is Carrying Out His E.P.A. Agenda in Secret, Critics Say

NYT

Together with a small group of political appointees, many with backgrounds, like his, in Oklahoma politics, and with advice from industry lobbyists, Mr. Pruitt has taken aim at an agency whose policies have been developed and enforced by thousands of the E.P.A.’s career scientists and policy experts, many of whom work in the same building.“There’s a feeling of paranoia in the agency — employees feel like there’s been a hostile takeover and the guy in charge is treating them like enemies,” said Christopher Sellers, an expert in environmental history at Stony Brook University, who this spring conducted an interview survey with about 40 E.P.A. employees.Such tensions are not unusual in federal agencies when an election leads to a change in the party in control of the White House. But they seem particularly bitter at the E.P.A.VideoClimate Change Report vs. E.P.A. ChiefA draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies directly contradicts statements by Scott Pruitt, the E.P.A. administrator, that human contribution to climate change is uncertain.By A.J. CHAVAR, CHRIS CIRILLO, LISA FRIEDMAN and DAVE HORN on Publish Date August 8, 2017.Photo by Al Drago for The New York Times.Watch in Times Video »embed Allies of Mr. Pruitt say he is justified in his measures to ramp up his secrecy and physical protection, given that his agenda and politics clash so fiercely with those of so many of the 15,000 employees at the agency he heads.“E.P.A. is legendary for being stocked with leftists,” said Steven J.

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Scott Pruitt Is Carrying Out His E.P.A. Agenda in Secret, Critics Say

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