The New York Times is reporting former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is in talks to work as a consultant for the Kentucky coal tycoon Joseph Craft III. Pruitt was forced to resign from the EPA amid an onslaught of financial and ethics scandals and widespread opposition to his campaign to roll back key environmental protections, including regulations around coal mining. He was replaced at the EPA by former coal mining lobbyist Andrew Wheeler.
NYT: Scott Pruitt in Talks to Work as Consultant to Coal Tycoon
HeadlineSep 13, 2018