Top EPA Transition Adviser Resigns, Citing Frustration Over Pruitt, Infighting

March 16, 2017
David Schnare, who had been serving as a senior transition adviser at EPA and had been expected to stay at the agency permanently, resigned abruptly from the agency March 15 over concerns about infighting among administration appointees and Administrator Scott Pruitt's alleged lack of engagement. Schnare, who worked as an EPA staff attorney for 33 years but most recently was general counsel for the free-market Energy & Environmental Legal Institute, confirmed to Inside EPA that he resigned late March...

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