As previously reported on this blog, Bill Reilly initiated environmental justice at EPA, establishing the Office on Environmental Justice. He also received a standing ovation from the environmental justice community at his last meeting with EJ stakeholders from all over the country. Reilly was EPA Administrator under President Bush 41 from 1989-1992.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007
William K. Reilly Said He Really Wanted to Participate
Norris McDonald , right, spoke to former EPA Administrator Bill Reilly, left, after his testimony before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee on the implications of the April 2 Supreme Court Decision on regulating carbon dioxide. Reilly told McDonald that he really wanted to participate in the EJ 2007 Conference but a previous commitment could not be rescheduled. Reilly was the mastermind behind the big TXU deal, which was in play during the time of the EJ conference.