Pruitt's EPA Apparently Blocked 'Nightmare' Study About Water Contamination

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt and the White House reportedly sought to block the publication of a study detailing a nationwide water contamination crisis because—as one White House aide wrote in an email—it would be a “public relations nightmare,” according to a Monday report from Politico.

Trump Nominated a Climate Change Skeptic to a Critical Agricultural Department Position

In another totally unsurprising move, President Trump nominated a man who described climate science as “junk” to the Agriculture Department’s top science post. Sam Clovis, a former talk radio host and college professor, was nominated to be the Agricultural Department’s undersecretary for research, according to The…