Senators would have to confirm Pruitt, 48. As Oklahomas attorney general, Pruitt joined fellow Republicans suing the EPA over the Clean Power Plan, President Barack Obamas effort to cut carbon emissions linked to climate change, as well as safeguards designed to protect water supplies. Scott Pruitt running the EPA is like the fox guarding the henhouse. Time and again he has fought to pad the profits of big polluters at the expense of public health, said League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski. All people in this country have a right to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and enjoy the economic and health benefits of the clean energy revolution, and its vitally important that we have an EPA administrator who respects those rights. The environmental groups were mobilizing, saying theyll urge senators to vote against Pruitts confirmation. Environmentalists increasingly are counting on states, including Colorado, where leaders have committed to continue an environment-friendly shift off fossil fuels. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has said shifting away from coal-fired power to rely more on cleaner energy makes economic sense in addition to reducing man-made carbon emissions linked to climate change. Pruitt publicly has challenged the consensus of scientists that man-made carbon emissions contribute to climate change.
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