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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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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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FORMER NJ GOV. WHITMAN TO CHAIR NATIONAL TASK FORCE TO FIX U.S. DEMOCRACY

NS Spotlight
Colleen O’Dea
February 1, 2018

Task force to battle the erosion of American values in politics and government, and undo the tone of anger and hate of current administration.

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Editorial: Gurbir Grewal, historic choice for attorney general

northjersey.com
December 12, 2017

Attorneys general matter. That’s true on the federal level. It’s true on the state level. That’s why Jeff Sessions’ appointment as U.S. attorney general remains troubling. And why Gov.-elect Phil Murphy’s Tuesday announcement that he has chosen Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal for state attorney general is so encouraging.

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Ruckelshaus, Reilly, Babbitt, Whitman Say No to Pebble Mine

NRDC
By Joel Reynolds
December 12, 2017

Unprecedented bipartisan statement calls Pebble “wrong mine in wrong place”

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Ex-N.J. governors’ advice to the new governor

Asbury Park Press
By former New Jersey governors
November 10, 2017

We invited the living former New Jersey governors to offer some advice to the next governor, Democrat Phil Murphy. Here are their individual suggestions:

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