Emails Show Cooperation Between EPA and Climate-Change Deniers
The newly-released emails reveal Environmental Protection Agency officials have worked to organize events and hearings with conservative groups such as the Heartland Institute.
- Published 27 May 2018
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Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and promote Administrator Scott Pruitt’s stewardship of the agency. John Konkus, EPA’s deputy associate administrator for public affairs, repeatedly reached out to senior staffers at the Heartland Institute, according to the emails. “If you send a list, we will make…