EPA Region VI administrator Al Armendariz, he of the “crucifixion” language and extremely poor judgment, has been removed resigned. The New York Times reports:
Al Armendariz, the Environmental Protection Agency official who stirred controversy last week after a video circulated in which he declared that that the agency should “crucify” polluters as a deterrent, has resigned, saying he regrets his comments and does not want them to distract from the E.
AP reports that EPA bureaucrat Al Armendariz has resigned after “Republicans targeted him” over his 2010 remarks on videotape comparing the agency’s enforcement strategy to Roman crucifixions. This was a hot story in conservative ci... Read Post
As Charlie noted below, EPA regional administrator Al Armendariz has “resigned” after video surfaced of him waxing lyrical on his desire to “crucify” particular oil-and-gas companies pour encourager les autres: In a letter to EPA Ad... Read Post
A senior Environmental Protection Agency official was forced to resign after a two year old video emerged showing him describe the EPA's "crucifixion philosophy," the New York Times reports. Al Armendariz told an audience that in th... Read Post