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November 8, 2017      4:17 PM

In confirmation hearing, Former TPPF staffer Hartnett White grilled before US Senate

"You're not a scientist, are you?" "No”

Via the Dallas Morning News:

WASHINGTON — Kathleen Hartnett White, a climate change skeptic and former chairwoman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, faced tough questions from Democrats on Wednesday during her nomination hearing for a top environmental post.

Democrats on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works grilled White about remarks she's made in her role as a fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a conservative think tank in Austin. They pressed White, who President Donald Trump nominated to head the Council on Environmental Quality, on her views over climate change, particulate matter and the Renewable Fuel Standard Program.

"It seems to me you don't believe climate change is real," Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., said to White. "You're not a scientist, are you?"

"No," White replied.  

Full story here.

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