EPA Pick Scott Pruitt's History As Oklahoma Attorney General05:56
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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
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President-elect Donald Trump has named his pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is seen as pro-energy business, and has been an outspoken critic of the EPA — even filing lawsuits against the government agency.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Joe Wertz (@joewertz), reporter at StateImpact Oklahoma, about Pruitt’s views on the environment, what he has done as attorney general and how Oklahomans feel about him.

This segment aired on December 8, 2016.

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