Environmental Protection Agency tells Congress it lost emails too
June 26th, 2014
02:24 AM ET
9 years ago

Environmental Protection Agency tells Congress it lost emails too

WASHINGTON (CNN) - One day after focusing on lost e-mails at the IRS, the House Oversight Committee learned Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency is also having trouble recovering e-mails the committee wants as part of a separate investigation.

McCarthy: "There is a challenge"     

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told the Republican-led committee that the agency cannot access some e-mails belonging to a biologist who worked on a controversial mining project assessment. It is a hard drive problem, but McCarthy was careful to not call it a "hard drive crash" or destroyed hard drive.      FULL POST

Filed under: Darrell Issa • EPA • Gina McCarthy
Senate confirms EPA nominee
July 18th, 2013
04:39 PM ET
10 years ago

Senate confirms EPA nominee

(CNN) - The Senate on Thursday confirmed Gina McCarthy to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.

McCarthy, assistant administrator of the EPA, is the second Cabinet official to be confirmed since senators brokered a deal that ended GOP filibusters of several presidential nominees. The vote was 59-40.

Filed under: Congress • EPA • Gina McCarthy • Senate