Posts Tagged ‘Gina McCarthy’

Weekly Comment:
Obama and McCarthy Announce Clean Power Plan

On Monday, August 3, President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy released the final Clean Power Plan, a historic step in the Obama Administration’s fight against climate change. The regulations are the strongest yet unveiled by any U.S. administration and are a huge step to curbing what the President described as one ofRead more..

Gina McCarthy: Friend of the Environment

When Irish America interviewed Gina McCarthy in July, 2014, she  already had a 30+ year career in the health and environmental sector, and was serving as the head of the EPA. During her term (2013-2017) McCarthy instituted regulations on carbon emissions for new vehicles and power plants, set air pollution standards for oil and gasRead more..