See Krupp's (environmental defense) email below. Send your recommendation as follows: Send EPA recommendations by JANUARY 11 to: [email protected] and CC to Fred Krupp at : [email protected] Also, please cc me at [email protected] as well. thnx -------------Forwarded Message----------------- From: INTERNET:[email protected] To: , JoeParrish Date: 1/9/01 3:37 PM Re: Bush Environmental Transition Fred Krupp's email is [email protected] > From: [email protected] > Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 12:14:04 -0600 > To: [email protected] > Subject: Bush Environmental Transition > > > I've received this email from Fred Krupp (EDF) who is on the Bush > Transition team. Note the short timeline of Jan 11th. > > Sanford Lewis > > --------- > I recently agreed to serve on a transition advisory committee for > EPA. The committee members have been asked to provide materials > for a briefing book being prepared for EPA Administrator-designee > Whitman to focus her attention on the critical issues she should be > addressing should she be confirmed. > > One of the reasons I accepted this invitation is that I wanted to > make sure that the concerns of the full range of environmental > groups were put before Governor Whitman. I am therefore > particularly concerned that your views on the critical challenges > still remaining be included in her briefing materials. > > The timetable we have been given is a daunting one. The > transition staff has sent out the attached questionnaire. They > have asked that the questionnaire be emailed to them by the close > of business on January 11th. The questionnaire should be submitted > to [email protected] Please copy me on your response > so that I can follow up in making sure your concerns are put before > the incoming Administrator. > > Fred Krupp > > > DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR TRANSITION ADVISORY TEAM MEMBERS > ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY > > > These are meant to help you consider the types of issues you may > want to think about and briefly react to as a member of the > Bush-Cheney EPA Transition Advisory Team. > > > 1. If a short list of top issues facing EPA were being > developed, from your perspective what issues should be on that > list? > > > 2. Please identify any other major issues (including budget > issues) that you think would or should require the new > Administrator's involvement? > > > 3. Are there any opportunities within EPA that may arise in the > first year of the new Administration that the President-elect and > Administrator should know about? > > > 4. Are there any critical issues that you think might rise to > the Presidential level for decision in the first year of the new > Administration? > > > 5. Are you aware of any significant opportunities or challenges > that will face the new Administration in any of the following > areas: Congress, private sector, public sector, interest groups, > public perceptions, or the press? > > > 6. Are there any management or administrative issues that need > to be addressed? > > > 7. Are there any significant administrative actions > (organizational changes, executive orders, directives, program > letters, rulemakings, or lawsuits) that should be reviewed early in > the new Administration? > > 8. Please provide any other information you feel would be helpful.