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New water suit poses early test for Pruitt on climate change

February 24, 2017
Environmentalists, fisherman and others are suing newly installed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who questioned man-made climate change, in a bid to force the agency to create a “temperature pollution budget” for two Pacific Northwest rivers to protect salmon and steelhead that they say are under growing threat from warming waters caused by climate change. Groups joining the Feb. 23 complaint , Columbia Riverkeeper, et al. v. Scott Pruitt, in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington also...

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