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350.org on Senate Confirmation Vote for Pruitt


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350.org on Senate Confirmation Vote for Pruitt

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WASHINGTON - Today, following 30 hours of floor debate, the U.S. Senate voted 52-46 confirming Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s nomination for EPA Administrator. The vote comes after an Oklahoma County Court ruled yesterday that Pruitt was in violation of the state’s Open Records Act, and ordered his office to release thousands of emails.

In response, 350.org Executive Director May Boeve issued the following statement:

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People think that Scott Pruitt wants to tear down the EPA, but actually he wants to expand it. The only problem is that he thinks it stands for Exploit Petroleum Actively.