Lucas Applauds Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to lead EPA

Feb 17, 2017

Yukon, Okla. – Congressman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) released the following statement upon Senate confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to take on the role of Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

“I’m glad the Senate acted to confirm Scott Pruitt as administrator of the EPA today,” said Congressman Lucas. “His confirmation is a major step toward restoring common sense and rule of law at the agency. Scott has a strong understanding of the critical role states play in the regulatory process and the importance of sound science in policymaking. I look forward to working with him to protect our country’s precious natural resources while ensuring American families have access to affordable energy and good paying jobs.”