A tornado touches down in London, and an EPA chief resigns.
Tue, May 21 2013 at 6:00 AM
May 21, 2003:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Christie Whitman announces that she will resign in June
, saying she would like to spend more time with her family. Years later, in a more candid moment, Whitman says she left after being regularly overruled by Vice President Dick Cheney and others in the Bush administration, whom she said "flipped the bird" to environmental issues.
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