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Larson on Senate Confirmation of Gina McCarthy to Head EPA

July 18, 2013
Press Release

Washington – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement today on the Senate confirmation of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency:

"In New England, former Commissioner Gina McCarthy stood out as an environmental leader who understood the issues facing our region. Her determination to protect our natural resources so that our children and their children could benefit from all they have to offer is part of her legacy here in Connecticut. Now, as the new head of the EPA, Gina can continue her efforts to diminish the impact of current environmental issues and advance initiatives to both reduce pollution and address climate change."