Gina McCarthy

Environment

New EPA head faces challenges from Congress, industry

New EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has formidable forces, like the electric power industry and some members of Congress, standing between her and her job as mandated by President Barack Obama. She's been tasked with forming a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants – and fast.

Global Politics

Obama still trying to get green team in place

President Barack Obama is still trying to get his second-term cabinet nominees in place. A number of those still to be confirmed focus on the environment, including Energy Secretary nominee Ernest Moniz and EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy. Moniz and McCarthy both recently had confirmation hearings.

Global Politics

Obama still trying to get green team in place

President Barack Obama is still trying to get his second-term cabinet nominees in place. A number of those still to be confirmed focus on the environment, including Energy Secretary nominee Ernest Moniz and EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy. Moniz and McCarthy both recently had confirmation hearings.

Environment

New EPA head faces challenges from Congress, industry

New EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has formidable forces, like the electric power industry and some members of Congress, standing between her and her job as mandated by President Barack Obama. She's been tasked with forming a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants – and fast.