Trump Administration Seeks to Change Obama’s Fuel Economy Standards

Next week, the Trump administration will begin working on a revision of the U.S.’ fuel economy standards. The current U.S. fuel economy standards were implemented by the Obama administration. The standards caused a deal between automakers, state officials, environmentalists and federal regulators. In 2012, the aforementioned organizations agreed to start increasing vehicle efficiency in theRead More

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns After Months of Controversy and Corruption

After months of criticism and several controversies surrounding his conduct in office and use of power, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned from his position. The decision should come as no surprise, as Pruitt’s recent interactions with the press have been filled with bold confrontations regarding his management of the position. Pruitt hasRead More

Scott Pruitt’s Reason for Resignation: Ethical Investigation and Major Scandals

Scott Pruit is now under investigation for a number of ethical concerns and conflicts of interest. From spending about 4 million dollars of taxpayer money on personal purchases, being lobbied by a number of companies, to even using federal aides for his wife’s businesses inquiries, Pruitt is facing a great number of controversies.  Because ofRead More

The Political Emergence to Power of Scott Pruitt, Chief of EPA

Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, was the headline speaker at the Conservative Political Action Conference’s annual showcase, known as the Ronald Reagan Dinner. This position has historically been given to rising powers and figures of the Republican party, signaling Mr. Pruitt’s emergence to power in the past year. Mr. Pruitt hasRead More