Thursday, June 8, 2017

EPA Director Scott Pruit will do and say anything to promote and favor fossil fuel industry

Quite simply, the coal sector has added about 1,000 jobs since October 2016—not 50,000. Coal could not have added 50,000 jobs in the last eight months, since that is essentially the size of the entire coal industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pruitt’s statistic would otherwise imply that entire coal mining industry started in October.

Source:  Economic Research, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Other Pruitt posts:
Meet Scott Pruitt, top fox in EPA henhouse.  (5/21/2017)
The news isn't Scott Pruitt's views on climate science -- they're obvious -- it's GOP orthodoxy.  (3/10/2017)

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