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New EPA Chief Appointed After Months of Delays


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, protection, EPA )

Cher
- 418 days ago - greenerideal.com
After months of Republican stall tactics, Gina McCarthy has officially succeeded Lisa P. Jackson as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This process was months in the making. Although Jackson officially left the agency in February,



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Comments

Kit B. (276)
Monday July 29, 2013, 8:02 am

Oh this a scary lady. Act now on climate change? Them is fightin' words.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Monday July 29, 2013, 9:07 am
Good luck to her!
 

Barbara K. (84)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:04 am
So glad she was finally confirmed. I think she will do a great job, and so glad to see how eager she is to get started. I've seen her on a few of the MSNBC shows. She has my vote. I hope she can fend off the filibusters and blocks the Rs will throw up to block anything she tries to accomplish. I hope they can't do that. Thanks, my friend.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:46 am
Please, may she know success.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Monday July 29, 2013, 1:11 pm
Thanks.
 

Constance F. (433)
Monday July 29, 2013, 1:21 pm
Ok. We shall see. I know some orgs were promoting her nomination. So we shall see. Thanks you Barbara for your vote of confidence. Something has to give !
 

Carol D. (109)
Monday July 29, 2013, 2:30 pm
Good luck to her
 

Debra Tate (17)
Monday July 29, 2013, 6:24 pm
Glad the let her finally head up this department! Noted
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Monday July 29, 2013, 8:21 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cher. Good news....I just hope she's able to be more effective than Lisa Jackson was. According to Gasland Part 2, it was "higher ups" that are allowing the fracking to occur. I don't know if this is one of the reasons Jackson left office, but in some interviews, she seemed disheartened. Guess we'll find out who's really in charge...soon, I hope!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:34 pm
We can HOPE!
 

GGmaSheila D. (170)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:38 pm
Finally. Read and noted - and think I'm going to like her. Thank you.
 

Jeaneen A. (129)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 6:05 am
Let's hope she will really fight for the environment and wildlife.
 

Arild Warud (166)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:21 am
TY Cher.
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Tuesday August 6, 2013, 7:48 pm
Come on Gina!
 
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