Senate Panel Takes Up Nomination of ex-Texas Regulator and Climate Change Skeptic for EPA Job

WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee Wednesday will review President Donald Trump's nomination of Kathleen Hartnett White, a climate change skeptic and former chairman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, for a top environmental post. Environmental advocates sounded the alarm over her nomination to head the Council on Environmental Quality, a federal office that coordinates between agencies. Nearly 50 groups signed on to a letter Tuesday urging the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works to reject her nomination.   Continue reading...

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