EPA Taps Koch Industries' Chemical Engineer To Lead Research Office

October 1, 2018
Correction Appended EPA has appointed David Dunlap, a chemical engineer with Koch Industries, as the deputy chief of its research office, a move that will provide the office with political leadership at the deputy level, which does not require Senate confirmation, while allowing the agency to avoid another bruising battle over an industry nominee for the office. While Dunlap will not require Senate approval, his appointment will almost certainly draw criticism from environmentalists and Democrats, who have long been...

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