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Top Pruitt Ally Is Said to Leave EPA as Ethical Questions Mount (1)

April 5, 2018, 1:59 PMUpdated: April 5, 2018, 7:52 PM

A longtime ally of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned, amid mounting ethical questions surrounding the agency chief, said a person familiar with the decision.

Samantha Dravis left her role as an associate administrator of the EPA Office of Policy as Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general, faces scrutiny for his unorthodox rental of a bedroom from a lobbyist last year and boosting the salaries of two aides over the objections of the White House.

“After serving for over a year as EPA’s head of policy, Samantha Dravis has decided to pursue other opportunities,” EPA spokeswoman Liz ...