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OAK Welcomes Nomination of Gina McCarthy for EPA Administrator

Outdoors Alliance for Kids – December 31, 1969
By OAK

OAK Welcomes Nomination of Gina McCarthy for EPA Administrator Washington, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Gina McCarthy, to be the next EPA Administrator. Statement of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) Gina McCarthy has been a leader in the effort to connect children with the outdoors. During her tenure as Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Environmental Protection, McCarthy established the “No Child Left Inside” campaign to encourage families throughout the state to visit their parks and forests. The campaign was created to raise awareness about the 137 state parks and forests across…
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