Senate Committee Asks EPA Head to Resign

From the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works press release...

Washington, D.C. - Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and committee members Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) called for the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson today, charging that Johnson had given misleading testimony before Congress; refused to cooperate with Congressional oversight; and based agency decisionmaking on political considerations rather than scientific evidence or the rule of law. The case against Johnson is outlined in a Sense of the Senate resolution Boxer and Whitehouse will introduce today.

To read the full press release click HERE

I have covered Administrator Johnson's political influence over the EPA extensively over the past few months. For a full summary of the problems arising at the EPA recently, click HERE.

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