Scott Pruitt’s First Address to the EPA: As Annotated by EDGI

Below you will find an annotated guide to Scott Pruitt’s first address to the EPA on behalf of the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative. With the attached annotated commentary, we at EDGI seek to explicate and decode the messages sent by the new Administrator.



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