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Rudhdi Karnik, rudhdi.karnik@sierraclub.org, 202-495-3055

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Sierra Club Response to Scott Pruitt’s Introductory Address and John Muir Quote

WASHINGTON -

Today, in his introductory remarks to EPA employees, lifelong EPA opponent and new EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt quoted Sierra Club Founder John Muir.

In response, Michael Brune, Sierra Club’s Executive Director, released the following statement:

“John Muir is rolling over in his grave at the notion of someone as toxic to the environment as Scott Pruitt taking over the EPA.”

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The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. We amplify the power of our 3.8 million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

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