EPA: A Specialist In Greek Drama Is Killing The Climate Rule
EPA: A specialist in Greek drama is killing the climate rule
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, pictured here, is relying largely on Justin Schwab, a political appointee, to undo the Clean Power Plan. Mitchell Resnick/White House/Flickr
The lawyer playing a lead role in the Trump administration’s rollback of the Clean Power Plan is a former industry attorney who’s versed in Greek literature and donated to a Democrat last year.As U.S. EPA boss Scott Pruitt and his team work to unravel the Obama administration’s signature climate change rule, Pruitt is relying on relatively unknown political appointees, along with career staff who helped write the rule in the first place.