Seventy-six congressional report cards released by Environmental Data & Governance Initiative’s Environmental Enforcement Watch on October 22, 2020, show a decline in compliance and enforcement for key U.S. environmental laws under the Trump administration. The report cards are summarized in the new report, Democratizing Data: Environmental Enforcement Watch’s Report Cards for Congressional Oversight of the EPA, which provides for the first time an analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data on compliance and enforcement in the districts and states of the representatives and senators serving on the two congressional committees tasked with overseeing the Environmental Protection Agency.
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. Feel free to use this report as a resource and […]