EPA efforts highlighted at Democrats’ faith council meeting

EPA efforts highlighted at Democrats’ faith council meeting

By Michelle Bauman
 
Lisa P. Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, speaks Sept. 5, 2012 at the DNC’s faith council.

Charlotte, N.C., Sep 5, 2012 / 05:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Concern for the environment and a desire to care for one’s neighbor through the federal government were among the ways Democratic speakers described their faith in action at a religious gathering at the party’s national convention.

Lisa P. Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, said that her work to protect the environment stems from her faith, which drives her in an attempt to build “our country as a community that takes care of each other.”

Jackson decried the plight of “a child who has asthma” and struggles with “dirty air.” She also praised faith communities for uniting to embrace new standards that address mercury pollution from power plants. Continue reading “EPA efforts highlighted at Democrats’ faith council meeting”

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