Rockland Congresswoman Grills EPA Chief in Budget Hearing; Calls for his Resignation

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testified before a House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment regarding the administration’s 2019 budget request. Rockland congresswoman Nita Lowey asked Pruitt why the EPA was cutting back on programs that would identify harmful chemicals and preventing regulations on dangerous chemicals from being enacted…

Audio: Nita Lowey

Pruitt countered that a ban, first proposed by the Obama administration in January last year, is being considered…

Audio: Scott Pruitt

Lowey has called on Pruitt to resign, citing his record on the environment and his alleged misuse of EPA funds [Audio courtesy C-SPAN].

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