U.S. EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck was in Saratoga Springs where she advocated for proposed regulations to address climate change.
Enck spoke about the U.S. EPA’s proposed Carbon Pollution Standards, where the agency would set pollution reduction targets for each of the 50 states, and allow state governments to develop their own plans to meet those goals.
“I think this is one of the most essential Federal environmental regulations that the EPA has ever done in our long history, and we want to make sure people are aware of it and they give us their ideas.”
Do women have a special role when it comes to protecting and nourishing the environment? That will be the subject of a talk this afternoon by EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, who will deliver the Women of Influence in Politics lecture at the Bush Memorial Center at Sage College in Troy, New York at 1 p.m.
An illegal landfill, which has been closed for 45 years, will be studied under an agreement announced today by the Environmental Protection Agency. Judith Enck, the EPA regional administrator, was at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in the Rensselaer County community of Nassau to make the announcement. She spoke this afternoon to WAMC news.
The Environmental Protection Agency says global warming is one of the most significant public health threats of our time. That's according to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. McCarthy is defending a plan to curb carbon pollution in a speech this morning. She says global warming is not just about melting glaciers. The proposal is the first significant step in President Barack Obama's climate plan, but the plan only deals with future power plants. Judith Enck is the EPA Regional Administrator.