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EPA Air, Other Nominees Sidestep Senators' Calls For Policy Commitments

October 04, 2017
Two Trump administration nominees for top EPA political posts are sidestepping calls seeking commitments from either Republican or Democratic senators on key issues they were asked about during a marathon confirmation hearing, signaling they are likely to face continued controversy even though their nominations likely will be approved. During their Oct. 4 confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, neither William Wehrum, who has been selected to lead EPA's air office, and Michael Dourson, tapped to lead...

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