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Morano hails EPA’s New Chief Pruitt: No more ‘ridiculous statements about how EPA regs will somehow alter global temps’

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The Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday.

Pruitt was sworn in later Friday by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.

In six years as Oklahoma’s attorney general, Pruitt filed 14 lawsuits challenging EPA regulations that included limits on carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. He also sued over the EPA’s recent expansion of water bodies regulated under the Clean Water Act, a federal measure opposed by industries that would be forced to clean up polluted wastewater.

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