Spurned on smog, Lisa Jackson has a choice to make
By ROBIN BRAVENDER
Will EPA chief Lisa Jackson stay or go? (Politico)
Boxer hopes environmental groups sue Obama
By Justin Sink
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she hopes environmental activists sue the administration over President Obama’s decision last week to push off smog-control regulations. (The Hill)
Liberal Senate Democrats are pressing the White House to hold firm on several air-pollution rules following President Obama’s surprise decision to scuttle looming smog standards that had come under heavy attack from Republicans and industry groups.
The ozone decision announced Friday disappointed environmentalists and many Democrats, who are now urging the White House to avoid a repeat performance on other pollution regulations that are in the GOP’s political crosshairs heading into the 2012 elections. (E2 Wire)