Senate Dems Question Pruitt's Plan to Address CO2 Pollution

Law360, New York (April 7, 2017, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Nearly two dozen Senate Democrats asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Friday to clarify how the agency will protect public health from greenhouse gas pollutants without the Clean Power Plan in light of comments he made on television about not believing carbon dioxide was the primary contributor to global warming.

In a letter addressed to Pruitt and led by ranking member of the Senate’s Environment & Public Works Committee Senator Tom Carper, D-Del., the 23 lawmakers pointed out that comments Pruitt made to CNBC in March — in which he said "so no, I would not agree that [carbon...

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