Whitman's (Not Really New) Masters: OilTweet
October 6, 2006
Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Christine Todd Whitman--now-President of the consulting firm Whitman Strategy Group, which specializes in government relations and environmental and energy issues--is representing Hovensa LLC, an oil-refining operation owned by Amerada Hess Corp. and Petr�leos de Venezuela SA, President Hugo Chavez 's national oil company.
Whitman resigned as Administrator of the EPA in June 27, 2003. Whitman Strategy Group was founded in December 2004.
Mandy Smithberger is the Director of the Straus Military Reform Project at the Center for Defense Information at the Project On Government Oversight.
Authors: Mandy Smithberger
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