Pruitt’s Not Talking ‘Public Health’: Is It Dangerous or Rhetoric?

Bloomberg BNA discusses tracking the number of times EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has said “public health” with William Yeatman. 

Will Yeatman, senior fellow at the free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute, told Bloomberg BNA that it is somewhat disingenuous to measure Pruitt’s public efforts by searching for that term in his speeches.

Pruitt did discuss improving environmental outcomes and benefiting communities at various events. These comments show Pruitt is focusing on “public health by another name,” Yeatman said.

Yeatman said that the rhetoric in the speeches discussing a refocusing of the agency to its authority allocated by congressional is encouraging.

“I hope we get some management in place and we get that,” Yeatman said. “That would be great.”

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