Environmentalists Urge Swift Senate Vote On Two Stalled EPA Nominees

May 4, 2022
Environmentalists and former EPA staff are urging Senate leaders to quickly schedule votes on David Uhlmann and Carlton Waterhouse, EPA’s nominees to head the enforcement and waste offices, after a GOP senator lifted her hold on Uhlmann, who the environmentalists say must be confirmed to reverse an enforcement “slump.” More than four dozen environmental groups and nearly 150 EPA alumni sent a May 4 letter to Senate leaders calling for a vote on Uhlmann’s nomination, citing in part limited EPA...

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