Former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s resignation was a significant news event when it erupted last Thursday. According to reports, President Trump pressured Scott Pruitt to resign, which ended Pruitt’s tenure at the EPA. It is significant for many reasons, as Pruitt was focused on overturning many of the Obama-era changes brought to the EPA.
It is assumed that Pruitt's resignation came about due to scandals ranging from exuberant costs brought to the EPA by Pruitt using government funds to support his vain habits, to conflicts between Pruitt and his staff. Below is a partial list of alleged scandals. This list includes accusations made against Pruitt that were never proven in a court of law, but are "out there" circulating in the "general media:
With these allegations and the resignation of Scott Pruitt, the EPA is no longer lead by a man driven to overturn President Obama’s vision for the EPA. Most likely, President Trump will replace Scott Pruitt with someone who shares Scott Pruitt’s vision at the for reversing Obama-era environmental initiatives.