What do Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico have in common?
They comprise the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region VI. They also constitute the core of America’s energy production, especially oil.
Thus, they needed to be taught a lesson. And who better for that than Alfredo J. Armendariz, the EPA’s administrator for Region VI, who served as an expert witness for environmental groups before joining the EPA in November 2009?
Mr. Armendariz is no longer with the EPA. He resigned on April 30 for committing the sin of clarity. He was a little too honest in conveying the Obama...