Trump's EPA Head Figures Earth Has 'Had A Good 6,000-Year Run'
- CAT SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA â€” When Donald Trump chose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, those who follow the science of climate change closely were more than a little alarmed. Pruitt is a proud denier of climate change, and has sued the EPA as Attorney General on multiple occasions. Mr. Pruitt is seen as a staunch ally of the fossil fuel industry. In a speech delivered at an Oklahoma oil companyâ€™s annual Christmas party, Pruitt tried to lay out his vision for the EPA, and why he feels itâ€™s â€śtime to loosen up the chains of regulationâ€ť he says are â€śchoking the life out ofâ€ť fossil fuel companies.