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FILE - In this April 3, 2018 file photo Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. Pruitt indicated this week he may target a longstanding federal waiver that allows California to set its own, tougher tailpipe emission standards, an exception that's allowed the state to prod the rest of nation to do more against air pollution and climate change for a half-century. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik,File)

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FILE - In this April 3, 2018 file photo Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. Pruitt indicated this week he may target a longstanding federal waiver that allows California to set its own, tougher tailpipe emission standards, an exception that's allowed the state to prod the rest of nation to do more against air pollution and climate change for a half-century. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik,File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, water flows through a series of sediment retention ponds built to reduce heavy metal and chemical contaminants from the Gold King Mine wastewater accident in the spillway about a quarter mile downstream from the mine outside Silverton, Colo. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Aug. 4, 2017 that he will consider paying for economic damages from the spill, something the EPA previously said it could not do because of laws protecting the government from lawsuits. His comments came during a tour of the mine on the eve of the second anniversary of the spill. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt looks back after speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Records show Pruitt spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer’s expense. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. A federal appeals court in Washington says Pruitt overstepped his authority in trying to delay implementation of a 2016 rule requiring oil and gas companies to monitor and reduce methane leaks. In a split decision, the three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Monday, July 3, that EPA must move forward with the Obama-era requirement that aims to reduce the planet-warming emissions from oil and gas operations. Pruitt announced in April that he would delay by 90 days the deadline for oil and gas companies to follow the new rule, which they were required to comply with starting last month. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to employees of the EPA in Washington. Pruitt’s schedule shows he met with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris for about a half hour on March 9 during a conference held a Houston hotel. Twenty days later Pruitt announced his decision to deny a petition to ban Dow’s chlorpyrifos pesticide from being sprayed on food, despite a review by his agency’s own scientists that concluded ingesting even minuscule amounts of the chemical can interfere with the brain development of fetuses and infants. EPA released a copy of Pruitt’s March meeting schedule earlier this month following several Freedom of Information Act requests. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Newly obtained emails underscore just how closely Pruitt coordinated with fossil fuel companies while serving as Oklahoma’s state attorney general, a position in which he frequently sued to block federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speak in Washington. The Trump administration is delaying a new rule tightening safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals. Pruitt has delayed the effective date of the Obama-era rule until June. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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FILE - In this March 10, 2016, file photo, Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma Attorney General, gestures as he speaks during an interview in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Capitol is at rear. The Oklahoma attorney general's office says it has complied with a judge's order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Pruitt's communications with energy companies. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo,Environmental Protection Agency Administrator nominee, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Senate Republicans are poised to use their majority to confirm Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, despite calls from Democrats for a delay.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The Republican-controlled Senate is poised to confirm Pruitt on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, left, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency director nominee, places his hand over his heart as he recites the Pledge of Allegiance with other state officials before the start of the State of the State speech by Gov. Mary Fallin in Oklahoma City. A lawsuit accuses Pruitt of violating Oklahoma open records law by not providing access to emails and other official documents for up to two years. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

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Attorney Blake Lawrence, left, answers a question about a lawsuit against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt over public access to official emails, in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Looking on are Brady Henderson, center, and Ryan Kiesel, both of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma. A lawsuit filed against Pruitt, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, accuses him of violating the state open records law by not providing access to emails and other official documents sought for up to two years. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Republicans voted Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, to send to the full Senate the nomination of Pruitt to lead the EPA. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator-designate Scott Pruitt answer a reporter's question during his meeting with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington. When President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma’s attorney general, he disbanded the unit responsible for protecting the state’s natural resources. Instead, Pruitt reassigned his staff to focus on filing lawsuits against the federal agency he’s now selected to lead. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma Attorney General, gestures as he speaks during an interview in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Capitol is at rear. Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt answers a question during a news conference in Oklahoma City on July 16, 2013. (Associated Press)