Scott Pruitt, the climate change-denying head of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced that another 38 science advisors will be purged from his agency and that they are going to curtail panel meetings for the time being.  This means that rules and decisions that affect our quality of life will be put on hold in favor of fossil fuel interests. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this. 

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced