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People: Benevento to be named EPA’s acting deputy administrator

August 22, 2019
Doug Benevento, the former EPA Region 8 administrator now serving as a top agency liaison to states, is expected to soon be named the agency’s acting deputy administrator, replacing Henry Darwin, who currently serves in that role but who is poised to leave that position, sources say. EPA did not respond to a request for comment but the expected change would put a strong advocate for cooperative federalism in the second highest slot at EPA. But his expected appointment comes...

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