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Topic - Scott Pruitt
Eight states Wednesday sued the Environmental Protection Agency over what they say is the agency's lax regulation of emissions from wood-burning heaters, the latest in a battle that's pitting red states against blue states over how much influence interest groups wield at the agency.
Given Tuesday's results, it's unlikely Obamacare can be stopped at the federal level. Polls show a majority wants to see the health care takeover law repealed, but the path to accomplish this goal just became a lot more complicated.
Pruitt told a congressional committee in Washington that he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review the state's regional haze lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
"If the EPA is making backdoor deals with environmental groups to push their agenda on the American people while bypassing the states and Congress, we need to know,"