WE SUPPORT Dr Al Armendariz EPA Region 6 Administrator
  • Petitioned Lisa P. Jackson

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EPA Administrator
Lisa P. Jackson
President of the United States
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

WE SUPPORT Dr Al Armendariz EPA Region 6 Administrator

    1. David  mcfatridge
    2. Petition by

      David mcfatridge

      Woodburn, OR

WE SUPPORT Dr Al Armendariz's hard work in region 6. Hello? Remember that cuddly nerdy citizen-friendly scientist as head of the EPA regional office that we've all grown to love and cherish? Well his job is on the line this very momentbecause instead of being seen as the symbol of what's right at EPA, he's now being promoted as the Official Poster Boy of Everything Wrong with EPA by the allies of polluters in Congress and the right-wing media echo chamber.

Republican congressmen are preparing a House Resolution calling for his resignation. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson refuses "to say whether Dr. Armendariz would be fired or face any disciplinary action, saying the agency 'will continue to review' the situation," according to The Hill. 

 Forget how ridiculous it is. Forget how old the video is. Forget the context of the words being spoken in DISH, Texas - the capital of the Barnett Shale's Gasland-like nightmare. Forget that if the same words were spoken by Governor Perry about the pursuit of blue collar criminals, thesesame critics would be applauding. We are in danger of losing the best EPA Regional Administrator citizens have ever had. If you haven't sent Lisa Jackson an e-mail telling her how lucky you feel to have a guy like Dr. Al working for the public interest, then you're now part of the problem. If you haven't contacted your US Representative in support of Dr. Armendariz, then your job is not yet done. We know the pro-polluter interests are trying to nail his hide.

Where are the Democrats that supported his appointment? Where are the Big Enviro Groups? Now is not the time to be timid in the face of a New McCarthyism.  We have to stand up and defend ourselves. Please don't make the mistake of thinking this won't happen. It's an election year. A hard-working federal administrator who's seen by citizens as a force for change in a place that could use a lot of it, is seen by those managing political campaigns as just another Beltway controversy they can do without - no matter how contrived. Please e-mail Lisa Jackson now at: jackson.lisap@epa.gov. CC your Congressman/woman. Waiting could be very costly to all of us. 

 

 

To:
Lisa P. Jackson, EPA Administrator
President of the United States
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

Give Dr Al Armendariz Region 6 Administrator all your support!

WE SUPPORT Dr Al Armendariz's hard work in region 6.

Pro-polluter interests are outraged That EPA Wants To Enforce The Law?

We know the pro-polluter interests are instigating this attack.

Sincerely,

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

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    1. Dr Al Armendariz EPA Region 6 Administrator has resigned.

      David  mcfatridge
      Petition Organizer

      Lisa Jackson was willing to fight for him. The decision was his and his alone. Cease all action and Thank You for your efforts!

    2. Reached 250 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Andra Leimanis LAFAYETTE, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      We are fortunate to have dedicated scientists at the EPA. people who are putting public and environmental health ahead of personal gain. Keep Dr. Armendariz at the EPA.

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    • Helen Bitaxis SEWICKLEY, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      It makes me ill when I see how America is being turned into a country run by the big corporations who care much more for the bottom line than the people who live here. When people have to worry about keeping their job and good name when what they're doing is looking out for their fellow Americans' welfare, it starts to sound like the old McCarthyism or worse, like Stalinism. What is happening to my country - and to the 99%?

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    • Lone Star HOUSTON, TX
      • over 2 years ago

      Dr. Almendaris has been a professional and objective advocate for the environment. It is the first time in all they years I've been working to protect the environment, that our natural resources have been given equal footing with energy interests - he needs to stay in his position!

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    • jean turner MISSION VIEJUO, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      Americans need to have an advocate to protect us from corporate pollution! He should not be fired; he should be promoted.

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    • Kathy Van Dame SLC, UT
      • over 2 years ago

      I oppose anti-regulatory activity against the EPA. Like most citizens, I want environmental protection, not disinformation about economic effects of protecting our support system.

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