Top EPA official resigns over 'crucify' comment

EPA says it denied California's greenhouse gas waiver because the problem isn't unique to the state.

April 30, 2012 11:57:13 AM PDT
The Obama administration's top environmental official in the oil-rich South and Southwest region has resigned after Republicans targeted him over remarks made two years ago when he used the word "crucify" to describe how he would go after companies violating environmental laws.