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    • The Federal Government Is about to Begin Regulating the Booming E-Cigarette Market

    • By: Laurie McGinley, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "The Federal Government Is about to Begin Regulating the Booming E-Cigarette Market" is from the May 05, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Laurie McGinley and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Without Federal Funding, Counties Brace to Confront Zika on Their Own

    • By: Brady Dennis, Lena H. Sun
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Without Federal Funding, Counties Brace to Confront Zika on Their Own" is from the June 25, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and Lena H. Sun and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Taps Climate Skeptic for Top White House Environmental Post

    • By: Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    President Trump on Thursday tapped Kathleen Hartnett-White, a former chairman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, to head a key White House office that coordinates environmental and energy policies across the government.

    "Trump Taps Climate Skeptic for Top White House Environmental Post" is from the October 13, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • On Its Way out, Obama Administration Moves to Slam the Door Shut on Arctic Drilling

    • By: Brady Dennis, Steven Mufson
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    The Obama administration on Friday banned offshore drilling in the Arctic, setting a likely collision course with President-elect Donald Trump, who has vowed to “unleash” new energy production in the United States by rolling back restrictions on oil and gas companies.

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    • Lead Exposure Alters the Trajectory of Children’s Lives Decades Later, Study Finds

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Children with higher blood-lead levels were more likely in midlife to have lower IQs and live lower on the socioeconomic ladder.

    "Lead Exposure Alters the Trajectory of Children’s Lives Decades Later, Study Finds" is from the March 28, 2017 Health & Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Scott Pruitt Blocks Scientists With EPA Funding From Serving as Agency Advisers

    • By: Brady Dennis, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The head of the Environmental Protection Agency upended the agency’s key advisory groups on Tuesday, announcing plans to jettison scientists who have received EPA grants.

    "Scott Pruitt Blocks Scientists With EPA Funding From Serving as Agency Advisers" is from the October 31, 2017 Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Scott Pruitt’s Job in Jeopardy Amid Expanding Ethics Issues

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt fought for his job Thursday, facing a new barrage of allegations about issues ranging from his past housing arrangement and first-class travel to the reassignment of senior staff who criticized how he was spending taxpayer funds.

    "Scott Pruitt’s Job in Jeopardy Amid Expanding Ethics Issues" is from the April 06, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Scott Pruitt’s $43,000 Soundproof Phone Booth Violated Spending Laws, Federal Watchdog Finds

    • By: Brady Dennis, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The nearly $43,000 soundproof phone booth Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt had installed in his office last year violated federal spending laws, the Government Accountability Office said Monday.

    "Scott Pruitt’s $43,000 Soundproof Phone Booth Violated Spending Laws, Federal Watchdog Finds" is from the April 16, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis, Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • EPA Documents Question Justification for Pruitt’s 24/7 Security Detail, First-Class Travel

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Two Democratic senators demanded a congressional inquiry Tuesday into the justification underpinning the round-the-clock security detail for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, citing new documents suggesting that level of security is not justified.

    "EPA Documents Question Justification for Pruitt’s 24/7 Security Detail, First-Class Travel" is from the April 10, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Pruitt Upgraded to a Larger, Customized Suv with Bullet-Resistant Seat Covers

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt upgraded his official car last year to a costlier, larger vehicle with bullet-resistant covers over bucket seats, according to federal records and interviews with current and former agency officials.

    "Pruitt Upgraded to a Larger, Customized Suv with Bullet-Resistant Seat Covers" is from the April 17, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Scott Pruitt Admits Role in Aide’s Pay Raise but Calls Attacks on Him Politically Motivated

    • By: Brady Dennis, Juliet Eilperin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was unapologetic about his leadership during the first of two Capitol Hill hearings Thursday but conceded that he had known in advance of an aide’s significant raise — among the many controversies that has put his position on the line.

    "Scott Pruitt Admits Role in Aide’s Pay Raise but Calls Attacks on Him Politically Motivated" is from the April 26, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and Juliet Eilperin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Pruitt to EPA Employees: ‘We Don’t Have to Choose’ Between Jobs and the Environment

    • By: Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Pruitt, who spent years criticizing and suing the EPA before becoming its newest leader, reiterated an argument he often had made as Oklahoma attorney general.

    "Pruitt to EPA Employees: ‘We Don’t Have to Choose’ Between Jobs and the Environment" is from the February 21, 2017 Energy and Environment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Most Consequential Environmental Stories of 2017

    • By: Brady Dennis, Darryl Fears
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    President Trump made his mark in the energy and environment world during his first year in Washington. Many of his actions aimed to undo work from the Obama era. Trump all but abandoned the nation’s efforts to combat climate change, and he shrank national monuments that President Barack Obama had established or sought to preserve. Trump scaled back regulations on the fossil fuel industry and pushed for more drilling on land and at sea.

    "The Most Consequential Environmental Stories of 2017" is from the December 27, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and Darryl Fears and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Top EPA Ethics Official Says He Lacked Key Facts About Pruitt’s Condo Rental

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The Environmental Protection Agency’s top ethics official said Wednesday that he lacked key facts when he concluded recently that Administrator Scott Pruitt’s rental lease with a lobbyist last year did not violate any federal gift rules.

    "Top EPA Ethics Official Says He Lacked Key Facts About Pruitt’s Condo Rental" is from the April 05, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As the Climate Changes, Risks to Human Health Will Accelerate, Obama Administration Says

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "As the Climate Changes, Risks to Human Health Will Accelerate, Obama Administration Says" is from the April 04, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Thousands Died Because Ebola Treatment Beds Reached Sierra Leone Too Late, Study Finds

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Thousands Died Because Ebola Treatment Beds Reached Sierra Leone Too Late, Study Finds" is from the October 14, 2015 Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Antarctic Loss Could Double Expected Sea Level Rise by 2100, Scientists Say

    • By: Brady Dennis, Chris Mooney
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Antarctic Loss Could Double Expected Sea Level Rise by 2100, Scientists Say" is from the March 30, 2016, Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Scott Pruitt Enlisted an EPA Aide to Help His Wife Find a Job — with Chick-Fil-A

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Three months after Scott Pruitt was sworn in as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, his executive scheduler emailed Dan Cathy, chairman and president of the fast food company Chick-fil-A, with an unusual request: Would Cathy meet with Pruitt to discuss “a potential business opportunity”?

    "Scott Pruitt Enlisted an EPA Aide to Help His Wife Find a Job — with Chick-Fil-A" is from the June 05, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Jimmy Carter Told His Sunday School Class That He Has No Signs of Cancer

    • By: Brady Dennis, David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Jimmy Carter Told His Sunday School Class That He Has No Signs of Cancer" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • CDC’s Canceled Climate Change Conference Is Back on — Thanks to Al Gore

    • By: Brady Dennis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    News of a revived conference comes days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention abruptly canceled its long-planned Climate and Health Summit in the lead-up to the change in White House administrations. Benjamin called the move a “strategic retreat” given the climate skepticism of the incoming administration.

    "CDC’s Canceled Climate Change Conference Is Back on — Thanks to Al Gore" is from the January 26, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brady Dennis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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