Posts Tagged ‘ Gina McCarthy ’

Join a Moms Clean Air Force for a virtual town hall Twitter event with Gina McCarthy at 2 p.m. Jan. 8

Jan 8th, 2014 | By

Join a Moms Clean Air Force for a virtual town hall Twitter event with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, Jan. 8. Start the new year with a discussion of clean air and the vital importance of EPA action to reduce carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants. This year

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New EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Gives Inaugural Speech at Harvard Law School

Jul 30th, 2013 | By
(photo: Harvard Magazine/KX)

Administrator Gina McCarthy affirmed the Obama administration’s commitment to fighting climate change in her first public address since assuming her new role. Her spirited remarks, delivered Tuesday at Harvard Law School, cited past EPA successes as part of a broader argument that measures to control climate change are a necessary part of a “sound economic and global agenda.” Click on this environmental headline for more from Harvard Magazine.

New EPA chief Gina McCarthy will take on sweeping climate agenda

Jul 18th, 2013 | By

The success or failure of President Barack Obama’s climate agenda now rests squarely on Gina McCarthy’s shoulders.

Vitter drops filibuster threat on EPA nominee Gina McCarthy

Jul 9th, 2013 | By

Sen. David Vitter (La.) said he had changed his position after “major progress” was made on five demands he and other committee Republicans made of the EPA.

Why Isn’t Smart-Growth Pioneer Gina McCarthy Running the EPA Yet?

Jun 15th, 2013 | By

It’s been six months since Lisa Jackson announced she was stepping down as chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, but there’s still no replacement.

GOP lawmakers raise objections to former Massachusetts official nominated to lead the EPA

May 10th, 2013 | By

Republican senators staged a surprise boycott of a committee meeting and stalled the confirmation of President Obama’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a move that underscores how bitter battles over some Cabinet nominations have strained the president’s relationship with Congress. Gina McCarthy, a Massachusetts native who was a top environmental official under former

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Gina McCarthy Gets EPA Head Nomination From Obama

Mar 4th, 2013 | By

This screen shot of the AP video showing Pres. Obama’s announcement of what some are calling the United States’ new “energy leaders,” shows Ernest Moniz and former CT DEP Commissioner Gina McCarthy standing with Obama as he made his announcement.

We post this as top story because we are proud of McCarthy’s nomination and because we hope, along with all environmentalists, that she stands as strong on climate change issues as she has in the past, particularly when it comes to proposals such as the Keystone pipeline. Click for more.

Will new EPA head bode badly for Keystone XL?

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By

The ascension of Gina McCarthy proves the president is serious about battling climate change, observers say, and certainly isn’t expected to help clear the path for TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Former CT DEP chief may take over at EPA

Feb 6th, 2013 | By

Connecticut’s former top environmental official — Gina McCarthy — is reported to be leading the short list to take over the top slot at the Environmental Protection Agency. McCarthy currently runs the air division there as the assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation. For more on this story, visit: Former CT DEP

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