Ex-EPA Boss Slams 'Rearview Mirror' Trump Administration

Law360, New York (September 28, 2017, 9:59 PM EDT) -- Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Thursday blasted the Trump administration for chipping away at the agency's capabilities and rolling back Obama-era climate change initiatives — and expressed skepticism about a carbon tax as a fix-all to reduce carbon emissions.

Now out of public service after 30 years at the state and federal levels and working at sustainability and wellness-focused private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisors LP, McCarthy offered a spirited defense of the rules and policies she helped advance during the Obama administration such as the Clean Power Plan, Clean Water Rule, heavy duty vehicle greenhouse gas...

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