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Bodine Backs Centralized OECA, Squelching Talk Of New Program Function

July 13, 2017
EPA enforcement chief nominee Susan Bodine is dismissing earlier discussion that the Trump administration is planning to close down the agency's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) and disperse its functions to program offices, embracing its mission as a centralized entity in EPA headquarters, according to her written response to senators' questions. Bodine's assurances also also reprise her selective embrace of a recent cooperative federalism report by the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) as a justification for viewing...

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