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Regina McCarthy NomineeAlert 2013

Regina McCarthy NomineeAlert 2013

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 Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation,
 
Environmental Protection Agency
 
Commissioner, Connecticut
 
Department of Environmental
 
Quality
 
Deputy Secretary of Operations,
 
Massachusetts Office of 
 
Commonwealth Development
 
Undersecretary of Policy,
 
Massachusetts Executive Office
 
of Environmental Affairs (EOEA)
 
 Assistant Secretary of Pollution
 
Prevention, Environmental
 
Business and Technology, EOEA
 
Executive Director of the
 
 Administrative Council of the
 
EOEA
 
Executive Secretary,
 
Massachusetts Hazardous Waste
 
Site Safety Council, EOEA
 
Chairwoman, Massachusetts
 
Hazardous Waste Site Safety
 
Council, EOEA
 
Member, Massachusetts
 
Hazardous Waste Site Safety
 
Council, EOEA
 
Environmental Officer, Town of 
 
Stoughton, Massachusetts
 
EDUCATION
 
B.A., University of Massachusetts,
 
Boston
 
M.S., Environmental Health
 
Engineering and Planning and
 
Policy, Tufts University
 
On March 7, 2013 President Obamanominated Regina McCarthy to become thenext Administrator of the
 
Environmental Protection Agency.
 
Even after her agency agreed to makeimprovements to the ENERGYSTAR program, shemismanaged it allowing abroad range of products toreceive the energy efficiencyseal, not just the mostefficient. Fn.1.
 
Her agency approved R
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1234yf, a dangerous new air conditioning refrigerant,because it is environmentally friendly.McCarthy claimed that “it is homegrownsolutions like this [the refrigerant] that savelives and strengthen our economy.” SeveralGerman car manufacturers refused to use itafter tests conducted by Mercedes showedthat it could catch fire and release deadly gasinside the passenger cabin. Furthermore,R
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1234yf is expensive for both consumers andcar repair shops, and most of the refrigerant isexpected to be made in China. Fn.2.
 
McCarthy denies that the Clean Air Act destroysnet jobs. In fact, she believes that regulationscreate jobs. Fn.3.
 
 At a Congressional hearing, she essentiallyadmitted that EPA regulations have played arole in killing coal
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firedplants. At the same hearing,she was forced to admit thathigher energy pricesdisproportionately affect thepoor. Yet she continues tochurn out regulations thathurt the coal industry anddrive up energy prices. Fn.4.
 
 Although McCarthy wouldhave us believe that she is an expert on climatescience, she could not tell a Congressionalpanel how much of the atmosphere iscomposed of carbon dioxide. Fn.5.
 
In spite of a drought and rising feed costs for farmers, she defended the EPA’s refusal towaive corn ethanol production requirements.Fn.6.
 
She has a habit of breaking her promises to
Nominee to be Administrator,Environmental Protection Agency
 
“McCarthy has both atroubling record of mismanagement and a
 
dangerous desire to tellother people how to liveand run their businesses.Her nomination shouldbe rejected.”
 
-
 Bill Wilson, President,
 
 Americans for Limited Government 
 
March 2013
 

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