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Former EPA Region 6 Official Takes Job with Sierra Club

1:25 PM MDT | July 17, 2012 | Kara Sissell

Former EPA Region 6 administrator Al Armendariz has taken a job with the Sierra Club as senior campaign representative for the group’s Beyond Coal campaign, the group says.  Armendariz resigned earlier this year after Senator James Inhofe (R., OK) aired a video of the EPA official making a reference to the agency's enforcement actions against the oil industry being modeled on Roman warriors who would “crucify” certain residents of conquered towns to help ensure their compliance with Roman rule. This crucifixion approach would...

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