The two top officials in charge of security and toxic-waste cleanups at the Environmental Protection Agency have abruptly left their jobs, days after EPA administrator Scott Pruitt told lawmakers his subordinates were to blame for ethics problems that have imperiled his political future and prompted more than a dozen federal investigations. In statements Tuesday, Pruitt praised the two men — Pasquale “Nino” Perrotta, the security chief, and Albert Kelly, who ran the EPA’s Superfund program — and gave no reason for their unexpected departures. Perrotta was expected to appear Wednesday for a transcribed interview by staffers of the House oversight committee, one of the congressional bodies and federal organizations probing reports of excessive spending by Pruitt and other issues at the agency.
Will "free" Assam of illegal immigrants: CM SonowalAssam and other NE states are witnessing widespread protests over a proposed amendment to the citizenship law that will allegedly undermine indigenous communities.
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The state's livestock sector is responsible for an estimated 55 percent of methane emissions in the state.