April 15, 1989 |
President Bush has announced that he will nominate attorney Frank H. Habicht II to be deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Habicht, 36, is affiliated with a firm headed by former EPA chief William D. Ruckelshaus.
April 15, 2005 |
A lone senator moved to block President Bush's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing the White House and the EPA of stonewalling his requests for data from the agency on air pollution. Utilizing a power enjoyed by all senators, Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.) put a temporary hold on the nomination of Stephen L. Johnson, the EPA's acting chief, to serve as the agency's next administrator.
April 17, 2000 |
The Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., will propose new requirements to protect against such disease-causing viruses and bacteria as E. coli and cryptosporidium in tap water when communities rely on public wells for their supply, Clinton administration officials say. The proposal would require municipal water agencies to use disinfectants if such threats pose a risk.
June 5, 1994 |
Virginia will avoid Environmental Protection Agency sanctions by complying with its demand to devise a new method of testing vehicle emissions. The state will do whatever it takes to avoid a shutdown of northern Virginia road projects, including $132 million in road improvements for Disney's planned America theme park, state Transportation Secretary Robert Martinez said. The EPA threatened to halt the projects if the state does not submit a suitable plan.
July 1, 1993 |
The administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency announced that a California pediatrician will be nominated to head the department's Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances. EPA Administrator Carol Browner, in a speech before the National Press Club, said the Clinton Administration will nominate Dr. Lynn R. Goldman, 42, who heads the environmental control division of the California Department of Health Services.