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Tuesday 02/05/13

EPA's Jackson Regrets Lack of Rural Outreach
Outgoing EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson told reporters from the news agency Reuters in an article published Monday that if she had a regret while in office it was her relationship with people in agriculture and rural America. Jackson said the failure to relate to rural America led to a lot of rumors and fictitious views that were spread around the country.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 11:03AM CST 02/05/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (2)
Chris: Nothing against Ms. Jackson, however, I am thrilled that she failed in "outreach" to rural America. Every time she had an opportunity to lament the American farmer, she did it. I hope the next Administrator is equally ineffective in "reaching out" to rural America. The less they "reach out," the better off American agriculture.
Posted by tom vogel at 8:21AM CST 02/06/13
Seems like the Tea Party is always thrilled by failure, guess that explains the last election?
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 10:03PM CST 02/06/13
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