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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Obama Nominee Moreno to DOJ environ. division defended General Electric and polluters (?!?)


"The Obama administration's nomination of Ignacia Moreno to head the environment division of the Department of Justice... as environmental counsel for General Electric -- has raised eyebrows among Environmental Protection Agency attorneys. Before Moreno worked for GE, she spent five years defending other companies in pollution-related lawsuits....Six EPA attorneys interviewed by ProPublica criticized the nomination, but asked that their names not be used in this story because they fear retribution. They said they doubt that anyone who has recently defended GE would be effective in the role...."

 

http://www.propublica.org/article/epa-attorneys-criticize-obama-nominee-706

 

 

 


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