Pruitt resigns as head of US EPA, with ex-coal lobbyist deputy to fill in

Published 22:55 on July 5, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:22 on September 26, 2018  /  Americas, International, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

Embattled US EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned as leader of the country’s environmental office on Thursday after a multitude of political and financial scandals, with deputy administrator and former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler slated to become the acting agency head on Monday.

Embattled US EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigned as leader of the country’s environmental agency on Thursday amid a multitude of political and financial scandals, with his deputy and former coal industry lobbyist Andrew Wheeler slated to become acting agency head.

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