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Probe Finds—Come On—Only One Email to Outside EPA in Pruitt Outbox?

Probe Finds—Come On—Only One Email to Outside EPA in Pruitt Outbox?

A probe of under-fire Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s government email accounts has uncovered just one single message sent from him to anyone outside the EPA in his first 10 months in office, leading watchdogs to question if he’s communicating government business privately. The EPA attempted to explain the curious Sent folder by saying Pruitt tends to hold discussions in person or over the phone. “The emails, if they exist, could show what these people want and then those emails could be compared to what the EPA does,” said Melanie Sloan, a senior adviser at watchdog American Oversight.