Skip to comments.SCANDAL: EPA Official & Colorado Power Broker Resigns Following Transparency Inquiry
Posted on 03/01/2013 7:10:33 AM PST by george76
A huge story involving a key power broker in Colorado Democratic politics flew under the radar of the Colorado press last week and ours too. Jim Martin, formerly the head of the Environmental Protection Agencys Region 8, which includes Colorado, resigned from his post last Friday. According to Fox News, his resignation comes just three weeks after Louisianas Republican Senator David Vitter questioned his use of a personal email address to conduct official business. An EPA spokesperson cited personal reasons for Martins resignation.
Vitter noted Martin may face a congressional probe for using his personal email address to circumnavigate disclosure laws, such as the Freedom of Information Act. Vitter issued this statement about the resignation:
Martin has close ties with Governor John Hickenlooper, Bill Ritter, and U.S. Senator Mark Udall, which has been confirmed via his campaign donations
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“Governor John Hickenlooper”
Yes. Wasn’t there an Admiral Hickenlooper who was the Director of the CIA at the start of the Korean War who missed the threat of the NORKs invasion?
I think that was Lickenhooper.