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In the latest round of 'Pick My Administration', President-elect Donald Trump has decided on Scott Pruitt as the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Pruitt's appointment has been interpreted as a step away from reducing carbon emissions. Ken Cook, the head of the Environmental Working Group, told the New York Times:

[It is a] safe assumption that Pruitt could be the most hostile EPA administrator toward clean air and safe drinking water in history.

Bernie Sanders called him a "climate change denier" and "dangerous".

There are a number of controversial statements he has made in the past.

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