Law News: Ethics Experts Concerned About Nominee Scott Pruitt’s Plans for EPA Lawsuits


In a letter written late last month, the Campaign Legal Center first brought these concerns to light when they called on Pruitt to recuse himself from involvement in multiple lawsuits he initiated against the EPA during his term as Oklahoma Attorney General.

The letter, authored by CLC General Counsel Lawrence Noble, says Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt’s proposed ethics agreement is insufficient to ensure compliance with 5 C.F.R. Section 2635.101(a) that requires he take steps to “ensure that every citizen have complete confidence in the integrity of the federal government.”

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