"William Ruckelshaus, Twice EPA Chief, Dies"

"William D. Ruckelshaus, a member of the Nixon administration who is considered the "father" of EPA, died today [Wednesday].

The 87-year-old died at his home in Seattle, his daughter Mary Ruckelshaus told The New York Times.

Ruckelshaus twice helmed EPA, from its inception in 1970 to 1973 and then again during the Reagan administration from 1983 to 1985."

Jennifer Yachnin reports for Greenwire November 27, 2019.


"William Ruckelshaus, Who Quit in ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ Dies at 87" (New York Times)

"William D. Ruckelshaus, Who Refused To Join in Nixon’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ Dies At 87" (Washington Post)

Source: Greenwire, 12/02/2019