Scott Pruitt

Currents – Energy Industry Insights: August 2018


The new head of the EPA sent a staff-wide memo laying out steps the agency is taking to increase transparency

EPA Proposes Repeal Of Clean Power Plan

Boom Goes Bust: Texas Oil Industry Hurt By Plunging Oil Prices

On October 10, 2017, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a notice of proposed rulemaking repealing the Clean Power Plan.

Domestic Oil And Gas Production

Every physician would tell you that regular check-ups are important for your health, to catch problems before they become big issues, and to let you know that everything is in working order. Regular check-ups are also important for the oil and natural gas industry, whose leading actors benefit from periodic site inspections for natural gas… Keep reading →

Battle Looms For Coastal Wetland In Southern California

This week, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt officially suspended vital air pollution safeguards that will reduce harmful methane, smog-forming volatile organic compounds and toxic air pollutants like benzene from new and modified sources in the oil and natural gas sector – a move that puts the health and safety of Americans across the… Keep reading →


On February 17, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump’s nominee Scott Pruitt as the new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.