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Ax Arctic National Wildlife drilling from budget bill: Christine Todd Whitman

December 7th, 2017|

lohud. By Christine Todd Whitman December 7, 2017 There are plenty of reasons to oppose the House and Senate “tax cut” proposals as currently configured — hundreds of thousands of families in the Northeast would actually see their taxes increase — but a little-known proposal tucked into the Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget Resolution should make the measure downright toxic [...]

The Environment

November 13th, 2017|

By Clayton Annis November 13, 2017 Written by my grandson, this piece shows that even a 12 year-old understands the importance of environmental protection. We don’t inherit the land from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children...and they get it. [...]

Hunker down for future storms by investing beforehand

October 29th, 2017|

New York Daily News By Steve Bellone & Christine Todd Whitman October 29, 2017 This record-setting hurricane season has wrought heartbreaking havoc on coastal communities across the country. With 10 hurricanes in 10 weeks this summer alone — including two reaching Category 5 — we are witnessing a growing frequency and intensity of significant storm events. Each storm leaves unimaginable [...]

How Not to Run the E.P.A. 158

September 8th, 2017|

The New York Times By Christine Todd Whitman September 8, 2017 I have been worried about how the Environmental Protection Agency would be run ever since President Trump appointed Scott Pruitt, the former attorney general of Oklahoma, to oversee it. The past few months have confirmed my fears. The agency created by a Republican president 47 years ago to protect [...]

How EPA Budget Cuts Could Affect Public Health

March 31st, 2017|

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 [...]

Gov. Whitman: Health of N.J.’s coast must be a bipartisan effort

November 10th, 2016|

nj.com By Christine Todd Whitman November 10, 2016 My home state of New Jersey has 127 miles of beaches that support vibrant coastal communities and an important regional economy. Visitors from across the country and around the world come to our state to enjoy the ocean and its natural beauty. As someone who developed an appreciation for our shoreline and [...]

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