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Enviro-Mich message from "Dave Dempsey" <davemec@voyager.net>
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Let us unite against this monstrous potential appointment. No urban child
with asthma, no vulnerable wetland, no old-growth forest, no source of
drinking water will be safe if Harding is appointed.

They stole the election, now they want to steal our environment.

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Greetings,

A possible nightmare unfolds as Dubya gives serious consideration of Russ
Harding as head of the EPA.

Murray Dailey


Speculation About Bush Cabinet

Names being bandied about for Cabinet and top administration jobs:


"ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY DIRECTOR: Pennsylvania Environmental
Protection Secretary James M. Seif; Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
chief Tom Skinner, son of former White House chief of staff Samuel Skinner;
former Illinois EPA chief Mary Gade; David Struhs, director of the Florida
Department of Environmental Protection; Russ Harding, director of the
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality."



AGRICULTURE: Rep. Charles Stenholm, D-Texas; Ann Veneman, California
agriculture director; Susan Combs, Texas agriculture commissioner; Charles
Kruse, Missouri Farm Bureau president.

ATTORNEY GENERAL: Montana Gov. Marc Racicot; Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating;
defeated Sen. John Ashcroft, R-Mo.; former Sen. John Danforth, R-Mo.

COMMERCE: Bush campaign chairman Don Evans; Tony Garza, member of the Texas
Railroad Commission; California venture capitalist Floyd Kvamme; Rep.
Jennifer Dunn, R-Wash.

DEFENSE: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; former
Sens.
Dan Coats, R-Ind., and Sam Nunn, D-Ga.; Paul Wolfowitz and Richard Armitage,
who served under Vice President-elect Dick Cheney when he was defense
secretary.

EDUCATION: Sandy Kress, Bush's education adviser and former Dallas
Democratic
Party chairman; Drew University president and former New Jersey Gov. Thomas
Kean; Houston school superintendent Roderick Paige; Arizona education
superintendent Lisa Graham Keegan; former Rep. William Gray, D-Pa., and
president of the United Negro College Fund; Pennsylvania Education Secretary
Eugene W. Hickock.

ENERGY: Sen. John Breaux, D-La., after meeting Bush in Austin, Texas, on
Friday, said he wanted to stay in the Senate; former Sen. Bennett Johnson,
D-La.; Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, a Democrat who supports drilling in the
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska; defeated Sen. Slade Gorton,
R-Wash.; Rep. Ralph Hall, D-Texas; Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
chairman John M. Quain.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY DIRECTOR: Pennsylvania Environmental
Protection Secretary James M. Seif; Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
chief Tom Skinner, son of former White House chief of staff Samuel Skinner;
former Illinois EPA chief Mary Gade; David Struhs, director of the Florida
Department of Environmental Protection; Russ Harding, director of the
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION CHAIRMAN: Michael Powell, one of five FCC
commissioners and the son of Colin Powell; Pat Wood, who heads the Texas
Public Utility Commission.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES: Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson; New Jersey Gov.
Christie Whitman; Gail R. Wilensky, former administrator of the federal
Health Care Financing Administration; William Roper, dean of public health
at
the University of North Carolina.

HOUSING: Stephen Goldsmith, former Indianapolis mayor; Garza; Rep. Henry
Bonilla, R-Texas.

INTERIOR: Racicot; Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, R-Colo.; Gorton.

LABOR: Rep. Jim Talent, R-Mo., defeated in race for Missouri governor; Dunn;
former Reagan administration civil rights commissioner Linda Chavez;
Connecticut Gov. John Rowland; Whitman.

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION: Former Sen. Harrison Schmitt,
R-N.M., an Apollo 17 astronaut.

STATE DEPARTMENT: Retired Gen. Colin Powell, former chairman of the Joint
Chiefs of Staff during the Gulf War, as secretary of state.

TRANSPORTATION: Elaine L. Chao, former deputy transportation secretary in
first Bush administration and wife of Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Dunn;
defeated Sen. Spencer Abraham, R-Mich.; Texas House Speaker Pete Laney;
Thompson; Kansas Gov. Bill Graves; Tom Warne, executive director of the Utah
Department of Transportation.

TREASURY: Walter Shipley, retired chairman of Chase Manhattan; John
Hennessy,
former CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston; Donald Marron, chairman of
PaineWebber; William McDonough, Federal Reserve Bank president; Kenneth Lay,
chief executive officer of Enron Corp., an energy company. Long shots:
Lawrence Lindsey, former Federal Reserve member; Rep. Bill Archer, retiring
chairman of House Ways and Means Committee; Gerald Parsky, a California
financier and fund-raiser.

U.N. REPRESENTATIVE: Former Rep. Lee Hamilton, D-Ind.

VETERANS AFFAIRS: Former deputy VA secretary Anthony Prinicipi; Florida VA
Director Robin Higgins.



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