Scott Pruitt, left, nominee to serve as Environmental Protection Agency, is welcomed on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., the chairman of Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.
Scott Pruitt, left, nominee to serve as Environmental Protection Agency, is welcomed on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., the chairman of Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Scott Pruitt, left, nominee to serve as Environmental Protection Agency, is welcomed on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., the chairman of Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. J. Scott Applewhite AP

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