Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference in April last year, with Pasquale ‘Nino’ Perrotta seen second from left. Perrotta, Pruitt’s security chief, has resigned amid anger over alleged overspending on Pruitt’s security detail. Photo: AP Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference in April last year, with Pasquale ‘Nino’ Perrotta seen second from left. Perrotta, Pruitt’s security chief, has resigned amid anger over alleged overspending on Pruitt’s security detail. Photo: AP
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference in April last year, with Pasquale ‘Nino’ Perrotta seen second from left. Perrotta, Pruitt’s security chief, has resigned amid anger over alleged overspending on Pruitt’s security detail. Photo: AP
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Two top US EPA staff members quit amid fury over ‘ethics violations and excess spending of tax money’ claims directed at Scott Pruitt

Security chief Pasquale ‘Nino’ Perrotta and Superfund clean-up head Albert ‘Kell’ Kelly have both stepped down as their boss, Scott Pruitt, continues to undergo scrutiny over alleged ethics violations

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference in April last year, with Pasquale ‘Nino’ Perrotta seen second from left. Perrotta, Pruitt’s security chief, has resigned amid anger over alleged overspending on Pruitt’s security detail. Photo: AP Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference in April last year, with Pasquale ‘Nino’ Perrotta seen second from left. Perrotta, Pruitt’s security chief, has resigned amid anger over alleged overspending on Pruitt’s security detail. Photo: AP
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference in April last year, with Pasquale ‘Nino’ Perrotta seen second from left. Perrotta, Pruitt’s security chief, has resigned amid anger over alleged overspending on Pruitt’s security detail. Photo: AP
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