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File photo of EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. (credit: ZULMAIR ROCHA/AFP/GettyImages)

EPA Administrator Jackson Resigns

Environmental Protection Agency Administration Lisa Jackson says she’s stepping down after nearly four years on the job.


File photo of Energy Secretary Steven Chu (L) and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson (R). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Heitkamp: ‘I’d Tell Obama He’s Wrong’ On Energy

Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp said President Barack Obama’s energy policy is “wrong” and he should replace his energy secretary and Environmental Protection Agency director.


EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson speaks about new mercury emission regulations during a news conference at the Children's National Medical Center on Dec. 21, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Administration’s Top EPA Official Resigns Over ‘Crucify’ Comment

The Obama administration’s top environmental official in the oil-rich South and Southwest region has resigned after Republicans targeted him over remarks made two years ago when he used the word “crucify” to describe his approach to enforcement.