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EPA official quits after ‘crucify’ comment outcry -- what the frack?

Al Armedariz, the Environmental Protection Agency official at the center of budding scandal surrounding a 2010 video in which he said the EPA should "crucify" polluters, has resigned. Armendariz, head of the EPA's South and Southwest region in Dallas, sent a letter to EPA administrator Lisa Jackson late Sunday informing her of his decision to [...]
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Obama's EPA Puts Hold On South Dakota Coal Plant Plan

News : Huffington Post (6 years ago)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency placed a hold on approval of a coal-fired power plant in South Dakota, a move environmental groups say indicates increased scrutiny under President Barack Obama. "This is a signal that the Ob... Read Post

Top EPA Official Steps Down amidst political controversy

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective (3 years ago)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) administrator in the South and Southwest region (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas), Al Armendariz, has resigned after Republicans took aim at comments he made two ... Read Post

EPA Loses Top Official Over “Crucify” Remarks

News : The Inquisitr - News (3 years ago)

Al Armendariz, the top EPA administrator in the South and Southwest region has left his post after “crucify them” remarks he made in 2010 surfaced online last week. Republicans immediately jumped on Armendariz’s comments after they ... Read Post

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