A high-ranking EPA official, Region 8 Administrator James Martin, will resign after weeks of scrutiny over allegations that he used a personal email account to conduct “official business.” Martin was accused of using his private me.com account to confirm a meeting with the general counsel for the Environmental Defense Fund. That would not appear a [...]
Illegally, I should note, but the headline was already way too long. EPA Region 8 administrator James Martin is resigning this week, according to a press release from Sen. David Vitter (R., La.). Martin faces a congressional probe for allegedly...
The GOP's crusade against the Environmental Protection Agency has culminated in the lose of a regional administrator's job.
Talking about Jesus is usually a surefire ways for Republican politicians to drum up support from the conservative base. But, as one top Environmental Protection Agency official recently learned, using Jesus imagery can be helpful, unless...Show More Summary
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 circles,...Show More Summary
Al Armendariz, a mid-level official at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since 2009, resigned this week after conservatives expressed outrage at a metaphor he invoked at a town hall meeting nearly two years ago.
A top regional official in the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned after Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) criticized him for remarks he made two years ago. Al Armendariz, who was administrator for a five-state region, used the word "crucify" to describe how he would go after companies violating environmental laws. Show More Summary
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.
Cross one off the list.
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, Administrator Lisa P. Show More Summary
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency's office in Dallas has resigned over comments he made in 2010 that became the focus of political condemnation last week. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said Monday that she accepted a letter of resignation from Al Armendariz. "I respect the difficult decision he made and his wish to avoid [...]
Last week, there was quite the to-do when Sen. Jim Inhofe's (R-OK) released a video they'd unearthed of an EPA regional administrator...
"Top EPA Official Resigns Over 'Crucify' Comment." Imagine your career wrecked over a slightly edgy analogy. Meanwhile, Hilary Rosen — who said something much more importune — was back on "Meet the Press" yesterday.
Al Armendariz faced withering criticism from Republicans over a 2010 speech.
The EPA official who bragged about “Crucifying” American energy companies has resigned. Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) released video last week. In the video, Obama EPA official Al Armendariz promises to “crucify” potential foes of the EPA who disagree with the … Continue reading ?
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