Obama EPA Head: Tired of Hearing Trump EPA Helps Manufacturers

Posted on June 11, 2019 1:25 pm

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President Obama’s former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency complained in a congressional hearing about the direction the agency had taken under the Trump administration, especially as those changes relate to the growing U.S. economy.

“I’m tired of hearing decisions being made where we solely talk about how much it’s reduced manufacturers’ costs,” Gina McCarthy said towards the end of the hearing. “That’s not the mission of the agency.”

Democrats called former EPA administrators to testify before an oversight subcommittee under the larger House Energy & Commerce Committee on Tuesday.

While those comments from McCarthy came at the end of