If you discovered how to eliminate air pollution for $1.50 per state, the worst way to accomplish it would be to announce your discovery. You'd be amazed at how many people would oppose your scheme. The best way, if you could stay alive and out of jail, would be just to start eliminating it, state by state.
To get something done involving several departments, divisions or organizations, keep quiet about it. Get the available facts, marshal your allies, think through the opponents' defenses. and then go