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April 17, 2018
FILE — Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks at a meeting in the White House in Washington, Feb. 12, 2018. The Environmental Protection Agency violated the law when it installed a soundproof phone booth for Pruitt, at a cost of roughly $43,000, a congressional watchdog agency ruled on April 16. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Pruitt upgraded to a larger, customized SUV with bullet-resistant seat covers
April 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
April 5, 2018
FILE -- Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, at a meeting about infrastructure with state and local officials hosted by President Trump, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 12, 2018. The EPA last March signed off on a pipeline-expansion plan by Canadian energy company Enbridge at the same time that Pruitt was renting a condominium -- for seemingly very favorable terms -- linked to the company’s powerful lobbying firm. (Tom Brenner/ The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Top EPA ethics official says he lacked key facts about Pruitt's condo rental
April 5, 2018 - 4:52pm
November 30, 2017
Officials: Missed opportunity for advanced biofuels
November 30, 2017 - 7:16pm
July 9, 2017
Tribune file photo 
Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company LLLP of Benson.
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
July 9, 2017 - 8:23pm
July 5, 2017
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
July 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
February 17, 2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington Jan. 18, 2017. Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Senate confirms Trump's EPA pick as White House targets regulation
February 17, 2017 - 1:17pm
February 7, 2017
Scott Pruitt
Watchdog group sues Trump EPA pick to disclose contact with energy companies
February 7, 2017 - 9:34am
February 2, 2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington Jan. 18, 2017. Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Climate advocates study industry lobby's playbook to fight Trump
February 2, 2017 - 9:05pm
February 1, 2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington Jan. 18, 2017.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo
Senate delays vote on Trump EPA pick after Democrats boycott
February 1, 2017 - 11:47am
January 30, 2017
Demonstrators gather protesting climate change outside the office of U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) in New York Jan. 9, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
U.S. will change course on climate policy, says former EPA transition head
January 30, 2017 - 12:56pm
December 1, 2016
Obama moves to lock in vehicle greenhouse gas rules
December 1, 2016 - 7:55am
November 30, 2015
Ethanol use set to rise as EPA unveils biofuels targets
November 30, 2015 - 10:40pm
Ethanol supporters wanted higher mandates
November 30, 2015 - 10:39pm
August 5, 2015
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., makes a point during a discussion of key issues facing agriculture Wednesday at Farmfest 2015 at the Gilfillan Estate south of Redwood Falls. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Frustration over water rules continues
August 5, 2015 - 11:33pm