This 2017 documentary investigates how Scott Pruit, a former state senator and minor league baseball team owner, went from fighting the Environmental Protection Agency to running it, rolling back years of policy.
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FRONTLINE tells the inside story of how the major reversal of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental policy rollbacks happened; how President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, went from fighting the federal agency to running it; and
how the anti-regulatory and anti-climate change science movements in America reached a moment of triumph.
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