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Christine Todd Whitman: Scott Pruitt is unfit to run the EPA

The Hill
By Christine Todd Whitman
April 27, 2018

Scott Pruitt’s ethical tone deafness has, ironically, come across loud and clear. The rule he signed this week targeting what he called “secret science” serves as yet further evidence of his inability to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with ethical integrity. In fact, the new rule is a surefire way to kill science at the agency as it de-incentivizes the private sector to share proprietary studies with the EPA.

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Ex-EPA Chief: Millenials Have Stepped Up Amid Complacency on the Environment

By Isabella Bruni
NECN
April 19, 2018

Christine Todd Whitman was at the first Earth Day 48 years ago, long before she became governor of New Jersy and head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Earth Day Big 10: Experts offer planet prognosis

By Jeff D’Alessio
The News-Gazette
April 22, 2018

We’d wish you a happy Earth Day but as you’ll see below, not everyone is in a merry mood about the future of our planet. We asked the experts: On a scale of 1 to 10 — with 1 being ‘no worries’ and 10 being ‘utterly terrified’ — how concerned are you about what’s to come?

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Ex-EPA chief lashes out at Pruitt in Time magazine’s ‘Influential People’ entry

By Morgan Gstalter
The Hill
April 19, 2018

Former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Christine Todd Whitman penned a submission for current EPA chief Scott Pruitt in Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People List,” lashing out at Pruitt for endangering “human health.”

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Former administrators say Pruitt’s impact on EPA can be reversed

By Greta Jochem
Grist
April 12, 2018

Amid a deluge of ethical scandals, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt seems to be on the ropes, teetering between his apparent propensity for corruption and his perceived effectiveness as President Donald Trump’s master de-regulator.

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Ex-EPA chief Whitman says no need for Scott Pruitt’s spending on security, travel

By Charles Stile
USA TODAY Network
April 11, 2018

Christie Todd Whitman knows what it’s like to sit behind the desk in the wood-paneled executive office on the third floor of the Environmental Protection Agency building in Washington, D.C.

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Here’s What the EPA’s Website Looks Like After a Year of Climate Change Censorship

By Laignee Barron
TIME
March 1, 2018

Throughout the Trump administration’s first year in office, the Environmental Protection Agency has been quietly scrubbing mentions of climate change and tweaking related language on its website – an effort critics have decried as scientific censorship.

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National task force will fix a democracy damaged by Trump

nj.com
By Times of Trenton Editorial Board
February 9, 2018

You know you’ve entered strange times when two respected heavy-hitters with opposing political perspectives feel impelled to form a task force to monitor the actions of their president.

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Restoring public confidence in our institutions

KCRW Podcast
Guests: Erwin Chemerinsky (Berkeley Law), Asha Rangappa, Yale Law School, Christine Todd Whitman
February 8, 2018

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Opinion: Trump as a leader: It will take more than one good speech

Northjersey.com
Christine Todd Whitman
February 2, 2018

President Donald Trump delivered a commendable and uncharacteristically presidential State of the Union address on Tuesday. He came out of the gate as a proud American, but also with sincerity (a quality he has lacked over the course of his first year in office). On the whole, his address was well-crafted, and he proudly shared individual stories of grit and bravery, propounding a gentler and more appetizing “America first” mentality. Trump went on to say, “Americans love their country. And they deserve a government that shows them the same love and loyalty in return.”

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