Gallery: President Obama Nominates Gina McCarthy for Head of the EPA

 

Today, President Obama announced that his nominee to replace Lisa Jackson as head of the EPA is Gina McCarthy. McCarthy, who currently manages the EPA’s Air and Radiation office, has played a critical role in developing and promoting renewable energy programs in Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has been lauded for her support of climate regulation, but her willingness to negotiate with big business has raised concern with some environmentalists.

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  1. AA Clearinghouse April 8, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    McCarthy needs to be blocked and someone else appointed. Or She must stand up and acknowledge that her lead role in dramatically cutting back on radiation safety levels was not just wrong, but needs to be stopped. As the EPA just released her work.

    http://www.peer.org/news/news-releases/2013/04/08/white-house-approves-radical-radiation-cleanup-rollback/

    http://www.nirs.org/radiation/radstds/radstdshome.htm

    http://www.epa.gov/rpdweb00/rert/pags.html

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