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Congress: Lawmakers set rosters for top climate, environment panels

February 07, 2019
Democratic and GOP leaders on the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) have announced the panel's subcommittee memberships, just as House Democrats finalized their roster on that chamber's select committee on climate change, setting the stage for both chambers to start likely contentious hearings. The announcements follow significant moves for both committees early in the 116th Congress, as EPW on Feb. 5 advanced acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler's nomination to lead the agency permanently, while House and Senate Democrats...


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