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WASHINGTON (March 4, 2013) - Today, President Obama nominated Gina McCarthy as the new Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement in response:

"Gina McCarthy is a dedicated environmental professional with a wealth of experience in state and federal regulatory agencies. As Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Air and Radiation, Ms. McCarthy has been responsible for several rules that have important impacts on our industry, and in our experience she has listened carefully to all stakeholders and based her decisions in sound science. We look forward to continuing our effort with EPA to promote reliable science and achieve credible policy results."


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