The new EPA under the Obama administration

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Currently Lisa Jackson is the Commissioner of New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection, but hopefully next week she will become the head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency. What lies in store for her in this role, especially since President-elect Obama is creating new environmental positions in his administration? With a new energy czar on staff, will the role of the EPA be diminished? Who better to answer these questions than Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the Environmental Protection Agency under the Bush administration?

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Christine Todd Whitman


Katherine Lanpher

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