Statement of Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt.
Ranking Member, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
On Resignation of EPA Inspector General Nikki Tinsley
“I applaud Nikki Tinsley for the dedication she has shown as the EPA’s Inspector General for the past six years, and I am saddened to learn that she will be stepping down. Nikki has proven herself to be an independent voice at a time when it has been most needed. We know that this Administration does not welcome scrutiny, but that has never kept Nikki from fulfilling her oversight role in a most professional manner. Nikki’s tenure has not always been easy, but I hope it has been rewarding. She deserves thanks for her hard work, and I wish her well in her future endeavors.”