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August 27, 2013


EPA Chief Says Obama Wants Focus on Climate Change

"As she marveled at the site of a shrinking Alaska glacier, the newly installed leader of the Environmental Protection Agency said that the president told her that fighting climate change should be her primary focus," the Anchorage Daily News reports.

Said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy: "The president's main priority for me was to recognize when I was coming in here that this is going to be a significant challenge and one in which the administration was going to begin to tackle."














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