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EPA official who compared enforcement to crucifixion resigns

A senior Environmental Protection Agency official resigned Sunday in an effort to end the furor over his remarks two years ago that the EPA should make examples of polluters the way Romans crucified people to quash rebellions. Read full article >>
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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

EPA Official Resigns After 'Crucify Them' Remarks -- Networks Ignored It, Unlike the Bush Era

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

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

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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