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Zinke '100 percent confident' he'll be cleared in probes

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke declared Monday he's "100 percent confident" no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that have stirred speculation he could get ousted from President Donald Trump's Cabinet.

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A courtside view of Scott Pruitt’s cozy ties with a billionaire coal baron

The E.P.A. chief, who has reversed Obama-era rules on coal mining, enjoyed a superfan experience at a University of Kentucky basketball game — courtesy of an industry executive.
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Pruitt’s dinner with Cardinal accused of abuse was kept off public schedule

The E.P.A. chief dined with Cardinal George Pell, who was later charged with assault. But the agency is said to have omitted the cardinal from official schedules.
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Industry sway over EPA is stronger now than under Reagan, study says

When EPA decisions are based on industry priorities rather than public interest, that's regulatory capture.

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Scott Pruitt, swamp creature

Scott Pruitt's only tenuous claim to environmental protection concerns a sort of wetland preservation - namely, his immense contributions to the ethical swamp President Trump promised to drain.

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While the EPA shortchanges St. Louis, Pruitt enjoys the perks of power

The part of Pruitt's record that is not an environmental disaster is marked by a grandiose array of privilege and perks. He is the very embodiment of the Washington swamp. Which is why it's time for Pruitt to go.

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

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Living near fracking wells is linked to higher rate of heart attacks: Study

Middle-aged men in Pennsylvania's fracking counties die from heart attacks at a rate 5% greater than their counterparts in New York where fracking is banned.

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