Environment & Energy Report

Top EPA Climate, Clean Air Adviser Resigns After Two Years

Feb. 7, 2019, 1:35 PM

The Trump administration’s top air and climate adviser at the EPA for the past two years is resigning effective today, according to a Feb. 7 resignation letter sent to the White House and obtained by Bloomberg Environment.

Mandy Gunasekara said in her resignation letter to President Donald Trump that she planned to launch a new organization to support “the many energy, regulatory and economic successes” of his energy and environmental agenda, which is likely to come under intense scrutiny by emboldened Democrats who won control of the House last November.

She arrived at the Environmental Protection Agency in March...

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