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File photo of EPA administrator Gina McCarthy. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

EPA Head: ‘The Challenge Today Is Just To Stop Arguing About’ Climate Change

The newly appointed administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday the only way to confront climate-change challenges and environmental problems facing agriculture is for farmers and government agencies to work together.


Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

EPA Chief: ‘Can We Stop Talking About Environmental Regulations Killing Jobs?’

President Barack Obama’s top environmental official wasted no time Tuesday taking on opponents of the administration’s plan to crack down on global warming pollution.


File photo of recently confirmed Secretary of Energy nominee Ernest Moniz. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Physicist Moniz As Energy Chief

Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation’s new energy secretary.