Court Slams Pruitt's Claim On CO2 Link To Warming, Orders Data Release

June 4, 2018
A federal district court judge is rejecting EPA's refusal to provide documents showing the basis of Administrator Scott Pruitt's claim that human-released carbon dioxide is not the “primary contributor” to climate change, and is instead ordering the agency to produce the records by next month. In a June 1 opinion in Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) v. EP A, Beryl Howell, the chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, finds EPA's opposition to PEER's...

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