Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Controvery Continues Over EPA Chief's Partisan Political Activity

Today's Denver Post has a follow-up on the recent visit by EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson to headline a fundraiser for a Republican congressional candidate in Denver. Representatives of coal, oil and gas industries paid to have some private time with the head of the agency that affects their businesses. The full article is at:

http://cleanairarticles.blogspot.com/

But in quoting "watchdog" groups, the story leaves out something important that the "watchdogs" apparently don't know -- that EPA knew in advance that the fundraiser was both controversial and tainted because the EPA head's title was used in the invitation. But Johnson went ahead and attended anyway.

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