The Associated Press
In a story March 4 about President Barack Obama's nominee for EPA administrator, the Associated Press reported erroneously that Gina McCarthy received her M.S. degree from Tufts University in 1971. The year was 1981.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Biographical information for Gina McCarthy
Biographical information for Gina McCarthy, Obama's pick for EPA chief
By The Associated Press
NAME: Regina McCarthy, goes by Gina
EDUCATION: B.A., University of Massachusetts, Boston, 1976; M.S., Tufts University, 1981.
FAMILY: Husband, Kenneth McCarey; three children, Daniel, Maggie and Julie
CAREER: Assistant administrator, U.S. EPA, 2009 to present; commissioner, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, 2004-2009; deputy secretary, Massachusetts Office of Commonwealth Development, 2003-2004; undersecretary for policy, Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, 1999-2003.
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