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Senior EPA official resigns over 'crucify' strategy with oil industry

3 years agoNews : Field Notes

Saying he had become a distraction, a senior Environmental Protection Agency official who used the word "crucify" to describe how the EPA enforced laws in the oil industry resigned on Monday.
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EPA Official Forced Out Over Crucifixion Remarks

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

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

Obama-Appointed EPA Regional Chief Resigns Over ‘Crucify’ Comment

News : The Inquisitr - News (3 years ago)

Al Armendariz has officially tendered his resignation following a controversial video, which surfaced last week, and shows the Obama-appointed EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) regional chief claiming to “crucify” oil companies.... Read Post

EPA official resigns after enforcement philosophy causes furor

Politics / US Politics : The Federal Eye (3 years ago)

A top Environmental Protection Agency official resigned Monday after comments that the agency should make examples of polluters the way Romans crucified people to quash rebellions caused a furor. In an internal memo to EPA employees... Read Post

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