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|14th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency|
February 17, 2017 – July 6, 2018
|Preceded by||Gina McCarthy|
|Succeeded by||Andrew R. Wheeler|
|17th Attorney General of Oklahoma|
January 10, 2011 – February 17, 2017
|Preceded by||Drew Edmondson|
|Succeeded by||Michael J. Hunter|
Edward Scott Pruitt
May 9, 1968
Danville, Kentucky, U.S.
Marlyn Pruitt (m. 1992)
|Alma mater||Georgetown College (BA)
University of Tulsa (JD)
Edward Scott Pruitt (born May 9, 1968) is an American lawyer and Republican politician from the state of Oklahoma. Scott was the 14th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from February 17, 2017 until his resignation on July 6, 2018.
On December 7, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump selected Pruitt to be his nominee as the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. On February 17, 2017, the Senate confirmed Pruitt's nomination, by a vote of 52-46.
While critics, such as Senator Bernie Sanders, described him as a climate change denier, he believes that the climate is changing and human activity is responsible to climate change.
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