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Lisa Jackson calls Bay cleanup role "one of prouder moments"
Lisa Jackson calls Bay cleanup role "one of prouder moments"

As she prepares to step down as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa P. Jackson says one of the "prouder moments" of her tenure was President Obama's agreement to have the federal government take the lead in trying to ramp up the lagging Chesapeake Bay restoration effort. Jackson, whose agency's work to address climate change and reduce air pollution have drawn much more attention and controversy, recalled with pride her role in helping to renew a cleanup effort that had repeatedly failed to reach its goals in the decades before Obama took office. At the urging of Jackson and other advisers, Obama issued an executive order in May 2009 declaring...

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