Coal enthusiast attorney will head Trump's EPA

US President-elect Donald Trump has selected his coming head of the US Environmental Protection Agency EPA.

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The current state attorney general in the US state of Oklahoma, coal and oil enthusiast Scott Pruitt, will head the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under future US President Donald Trump, according to several US media.

Pruitt has connections to the fossil fuel industry and he's known as a skeptic when it comes to his views on climate change.

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