Although Pruitt was spotted at the White House's Fourth of July festivities, Trump tweeted that he had "accepted" Pruitt's resignation and was installing former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to lead the agency. Andrew Wheeler, Pruitt's former deputy administrator, an erstwhile Senate aide, and a former coal industry lobbyist, will act as the agency's interim director, President Trump revealed via Twitter. "But you're not going to see the EPA, at least under my direction, make up a lot as we go along". While Pruitt was sidetracked by scandal - such as claims of fiscal mismanagement - Wheeler is a nose-to-the-grindstone workaholic and will be able to achieve the agency's updated mission with little fanfare. "The same energy and passion that helped boot Scott Pruitt will be focused on ensuring the next EPA administrator works for the public, not corporate polluters".
Asked about the matter at his Senate committee hearing previous year, Wheeler promised he "would certainly listen to the career scientists at the agency and the outside science advisory boards to the agency on what is the best available science at the time for any regulatory decisions". James Inhofe, R-Okla., "one of Washington's most prominent climate change denialists".
Some scientists and other career staffers, who learned of Pruitt's departure through news and social media on Thursday, quietly expressed relief, Elizabeth Southerland, who quit a year ago as the science director at the agency's Office of Water, said after hearing Thursday and Friday from many still at the agency.
Last month, while praising Pruitt's "fantastic job" at the EPA, the president admitted, "I'm not happy about certain things, I'll be honest".
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Luka Doncic at forefront for Atlanta Hawks at 3rd overall He eventually ended up at Alabama and coached here last season when the Crimson Tide played in the Barclays Center Classic. Huerter made 42 percent of his 3-point shots as a sophomore last season at Maryland while averaging 14.8 points per game.
"I could have put my hat in the ring for the administrator". Before Trump nominated him to become deputy EPA administrator last fall, Wheeler was a lobbyist at Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting, where his best-paying client was the coal mining company Murray Energy.
Trump announced Pruitt's resignation Thursday in a series of tweets. Tom Carper, the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, wrote in a letter to Wheeler on Friday. Edward Markey, D-Mass. By elevating Wheeler to replace Pruitt, he said, "the EPA is only trading one fossil fuel friend for another".
That contrasts with how many people viewed Pruitt, who was widely thought to be trying to use EPA as a stepping stool to reach higher political office.
"The environment doesn't need deregulation, we need more regulations to protect the environment. this should not be a partisan issue", she said.
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The system of passageway of the cave to the team is complicated and hard for divers to navigate, making extraction challenging . USA military rescuers arrived at the site last week with three British cave experts to help in the search.
Two people on the boat were not injured, passengers from a neighboring boat captured the aftermath of the explosion on video. He said his niece remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma at a Nassau hospital.
Initial euphoria over finding the boys alive quickly turned into deep anxiety as rescuers struggled to find a way to get them out. The boys and their coach had been stranded in Tham Luang Nang Non when they went exploring in the cave after a scrimmage June 23.
And asked whether England can start dreaming of glory if they beat Colombia , Rooney said: "I think we should be dreaming now". David Ospina will play a grander role in calming the defensive line and ensuring they keep their shape and cool on the pitch.
Unless Ball is traded away, he would most likely be demoted to a bench role with fellow youngsters Josh Hart and Moe Wagner. His stats as a starter: 18.6 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists on 56.0 percent shooting in 29.9 minutes per game.
Maradona has argued that it is actually the English that was guilty of such tactics and even accused the Three Lions of "theft". Later reflecting on Colombia's equaliser on his show, he said: "I cheered Colombia's goal as if I had headed it myself".
The most obvious name thus far hasn't been a free agent, but a guy under contract and unhappy with the San Antonio Spurs . The Lakers could've been pressured to overpay in Leonard traded if they felt it would have landed the four-time MVP.
Possible nominees being eyed include Thomas Hardiman, who serves alongside Trump's sister on the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Eager to build suspense, Trump wouldn't divulge whom he's talking to in advance of his big announcement, set for July 9.
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are engaged, report says
Selena didn't think they were even that serious, so the thought of them getting married is just mind-boggling to her. His mother, Pattie Mallette , tweeted " Love Love Love Love Love Love Love ." on the same night of the engagement .
Trump says OPEC is 'doing little' to lower gas prices
However, the Chinese government has not yet specified a date on which it may introduce duties on imports of US crude. Even so, renewed US sanctions on Iran against its oil exports look set to tighten supply further.
Reliance unveils fibre broadband service in 1,100 cities
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that the FTTH service will be provided in 1,100 cities across the country. It now offers fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband connections with 1.1TB (terabytes) of free data at a speed of 100 mbps.
Syrian rebels lose string of southwest towns
Israeli officials said they can't possibly take in 160,000 refugees, but are trying to do everything possible to help them. Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are deployed in al-Ghariya al-Gharbiya in Deraa province.
Amazon Prime Day 2018 announced with big deals
Amazon promises an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items at Whole Foods and deeper discounts on some popular products. This will be the first Prime Day with Whole Foods Market under the Amazon umbrella, and the grocer will be front and center.
Notorious thief flees French jail by helicopter
According to reports , three accomplices, armed with Kalashnikovs, showed up at the prison entrance demanding Faid's release. He was captured on May 29, 2013 when authorities found him hiding out at a hotel in Pontault-Combault, east of Paris .