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Placation Will Cost Us the Planet

U.S. News
By Christine Todd Whitman
June 1, 2017

President Donald Trump’s decision on the Paris agreement risks the health of our citizens and planet.

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Ex-US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief pleads for Paris climate deal

Americas
By Michael Knigge
June 1, 2017

Former EPA head Christine Todd Whitman told DW what she would say to President Trump to convince him to keep the US in the Paris climate deal. The ex-New Jersey governor also weighed in on former FBI Director Comey.

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Trump Budget’s Cuts to Climate ‘Totally Inexplicable,’ Former Agency Heads Say

InsideClimate News
By Georgina Gustin
May 26, 2017

‘I think we’re going to see a huge backlash,’ said former Bush EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman.

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Trump Administration Says It Isn’t Anti-Science As It Seeks to Slash EPA Science Office

ProPublica
By Lisa Song
May 24, 2017

The Office of Research and Development has been at frontlines of virtually every environmental crisis. Trump wants to cut its funding in half.

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Where have all the centrists gone? A look at why American politics is so dysfunctional

SALON
By Matthew Rosza
May 7, 2017

American politics is seeing the death of centrism — and it may be having disastrous effects

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Gov. Whitman and Mayor Baraka: 3 ways to ensure clean drinking water remains a priority

New Jersey Opinion
By Christine Todd Whitman and Ras Baraka
May 1, 2017

As a former governor and administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and as a mayor of New Jersey’s largest city, respectively, we are worried about water. We know that prosperous, healthy communities depend on modern, reliable water systems.

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America’s Canary in a coal mine

Explorepartsunknown.com
By Brian Donahue
April 4, 2017

At times, this is what it can feel like to live in and explore New Jersey these days—like everything is falling apart. It feels like maybe the rest of the world should be paying more attention.

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Q&A with former EPA administrator Christie Todd Whitman on Trump’s budget cuts

Newsworks
By Diane Stopyra
April 6, 2017

President Trump’s administration has proposed a federal budget that would cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s allotment by 31 percent, or $2.6 billion and the equivalent of 3,200 jobs.

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Whitman, ex-New Jersey officials oppose Trump’s EPA changes

Associated Press
By Michael Catalini
April 4, 2017

TRENTON – The country’s one-time top environmental regulator is joining several fellow former New Jersey governors and elected officials in warning about the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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How EPA Budget Cuts Could Affect Public Health

The Atlantic
By Christine Todd Whitman
March 31, 2017

Mick Mulvaney, President Trump’s director of the Office of Management and Budget, described the administration’s new spending proposal as a “hard-power budget,” and by design it echoes President Trump’s top campaign priorities—namely, national security. But to create additional funding for defense programs and immigration enforcement, the budget would cut funding to the Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent.

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