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Obama's EPA choice rapped for record

CHICAGO, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- President-elect Barack Obama's expected choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is being rapped for her record in New Jersey.

Sept. 11 heroes battle health problems

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Five years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, many who volunteered at Ground Zero are reporting respiratory problems.

'Power players' on 'Jeopardy!'

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- Fifteen leading political and media figures will appear on upcoming episodes of "Jeopardy!," Sony Pictures Television said in Los Angeles Wednesday.

Howard Stern has stern words for Bush

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- U.S. radio talk-show host Howard Stern is exhorting his listeners to vote against the president amidst the government crackdown on on-air obscenity.

Former Utah governor nominated EPA head

DENVER, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Former Utah Gov. Michael O. Leavitt is President Bush's nominee for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Bush picks Leavitt for EPA

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- President George Bush has selected Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, United Press International learned Monday.

Whitman resigns from EPA

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- Christie Todd Whitman, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has resigned her post to return to private life, saying it was time for her to go h
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EPA chief Whitman resigning

WASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) --

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WTC dust fears not addressed

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Almost seven months after the World Trade Center collapsed in a toxic cloud of dust, government agencies have not determined whether the cars and furniture cont

Change New Source Review, says paper

WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- White House efforts to roll back tough Clinton-era regulations on clean air in favor of market-driven approaches will not only continue the current trend of red
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

THE VOLUNTEER STATE Citizen interest in volunteer service within the United States and abroad has increased dramatically since President Bush last month appealed to Americans to consider devoting two years of their lives to helping others.
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WTC air quality questioned at hearing

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The controversy swirling around the environmental contamination in and around where the World Trade Center once stood continued in a hearing in New York City sp

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WAP2001041913 - 19 APRIL 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Todd Whitman and Miles Lerman light a memorial candle during the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum program, "2001 Days of Remembrance" on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI
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Christine Todd "Christie" Whitman (born September 26, 1946) is an American Republican politician and author who served as the 50th Governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001, and was the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the administration of President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003. She was New Jersey's first, and to date, only female governor. She was the second woman and first Republican woman to defeat an incumbent governor in a general election in the United States. She was also the first Republican woman to be reelected governor.

Whitman was born in New York City and grew up in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, the daughter of Eleanor Prentice Todd (née Schley) and Webster B. Todd, both interested in New Jersey Republican politics. She attended Far Hills Country Day School and the Chapin School in Manhattan. She graduated from Wheaton College in 1968, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. After graduating, she worked on Nelson Rockefeller's presidential campaign.

Whitman is a descendant of two New Jersey political families, the Todds and the Schleys, and related by marriage to New York's politically-active Whitmans. She is married to John R. Whitman, a private equity investor. They have two children. She is the granddaughter-in-law of former Governor of New York Charles S. Whitman. Her maternal grandfather, Reeve Schley, was a member of Wolf's Head Society at Yale and the vice president of Chase Bank when it indeed had only one vice president. He was also a longtime president of the Russian-American Chamber of Commerce.

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