Cole Congratulates Pruitt on Confirmation as EPA Administrator
February 17, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed the nomination of Scott Pruitt to serve as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pruitt has served as the Attorney General of Oklahoma since 2010.
“I congratulate Scott Pruitt on his confirmation as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency,” said Cole. “He is a steady, even handed public servant who will lead the EPA with integrity and solid conservative principles. I know he will find the right balance between protecting our environment while also respecting the rights of property owners, state governments and businesses. I am thrilled that he has been confirmed, and I look forward to working with him to protect the environment as well as jobs.”