Trump to nominate climate doubter as environmental adviser
October 13, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate a climate change skeptic with ties to the fossil fuel industry to serve as a top environmental adviser.
The White House on Thursday announced the selection of Kathleen Hartnett White of Texas to serve as chair of the Council on Environmental Quality. White served under former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, now Trump's energy secretary, for six years on a commission overseeing the state environmental agency.
White was fiercely critical of what she called the Obama administration's "imperial EPA" and pushed back against stricter limits on air a...