Administrator Christine Todd Whitman, 2001-2003

Official portrait of Administrator Christine Todd Whitman
Administrator Christine Todd Whitman

Christine Todd Whitman headed the EPA under President George W. Bush. As Administrator, she:

  • introduced the Clear Skies Initiative;
  • established a watershed-based approach to protecting our nation's lakes, streams, and rivers; and
  • saw the passage of landmark brownfields legislation that helped revitalize neighborhoods marred by abandoned industrial sites.

Whitman also oversaw the Hudson River clean-up and EPA's repsonse to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011.

  • Biography of Christine Todd Whitman

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