Former EPA Official Al Armendariz Joining Sierra Club

Former Environmental Protection Agency official Al Armendariz, who resigned after a video surfaced in which he described a push to "crucify" major violators in the oil and gas business, has accepted a new job with the Sierra Club.

Armendariz, who had led the EPA’s Dallas-based Region 6, will serve as a senior campaign representative for the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign beginning in mid-July. The national campaign, which began 10 years ago, has  six other senior campaign representatives. Armendariz will be based in Austin and will oversee the group’s work in Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, the Sierra Club announced in ...

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