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Scott Pruitt resigns as EPA Administrator, Trump tweets

Scott Pruitt resigns as EPA Administrator, Trump tweets

As a former lobbyist for Murray Energy, Wheeler had knowledge of the three-page directive which Bob Murray gave to the EPA after donating $300,000 to Mr. In the latest incident, a mom holding her young child asked EPA Chief Scott Pruitt to resign . Trump has praised Pruitt for slashing regulations on the energy and manufacturing industries, including his move to repeal Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature program to cut carbon emissions from power plants, known ...


Extreme heat to stick around GTA for most of the week

Extreme heat to stick around GTA for most of the week

Overnight low temperatures are forecast in the mid-teens, providing some relief from the heat of the weekend. Environment Canada says temperatures could reach the mid-30s with humidex values into the mid-40s, while overnight lows are expected to be in the mid 20s, providing little or no relief from the heat.


Mom Tells Off EPA Director Scott Pruitt at Washington Restaurant

Mom Tells Off EPA Director Scott Pruitt at Washington Restaurant

She also urged him to resign. In the never-ending stream of ethical scandals clouding EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's tenure, more bombshells hit Monday and Tuesday as reports surfaced of Pruitt's secret calendar, his jockeying to get his wife a cushy job and his manipulation of staffers to save himself money.


Scientists Capture First Ever Confirmed Image of a Planet Being Born

Scientists Capture First Ever Confirmed Image of a Planet Being Born

European Southern Observatory teams used a powerful planet-hunting instrument called SPHERE on the Very Large Telescope in the Atacama Desert, Chile, to produce the image. Two sets of researchers, published in two different papers in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics on Monday, detailed how a planet is formed. In the images, the newborn planet rips through the material surrounding the star.



First confirmed image of a newborn planet revealed

The photos were taken by the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope and are the first to show a "newborn" world. The planet stands out clearly in the image, visible as a bright point to the right of the blackened centre.