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Admin. Scott Pruitt Aims to Accelerate His Efforts to Remake the Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt plans to use his second year on the job to accelerate efforts to remake the agency, saying he wants to speed its permitting processes and transform a culture he says is bureaucratic.

 

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