Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Whitman defends her roll in EPA during 9/11

In forceful and at times emotionally wrought language, Christie Whitman, who was administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on 9/11, told a House committee that the agency did the best it could to inform rescue workers after environmental hazards in Lower Manhattan after the World Trade Center attack. Ms. Whitman — responding to years of criticism by 9/11 health advocates — adamantly denied that the agency withheld information from the public.
Ms. Whitman, a former governor of New Jersey, told federal lawmakers, “I am disappointed at the misinformation, innuendo and outright falsehoods that have characterized the public discussion about E.P.A. in the aftermath of the terrorist attack.”
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