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McCabe Flags 'Challenges' For EPA Ahead Of Pruitt's Confirmation Vote

February 15, 2017
Acting EPA Administrator Catherine McCabe is flagging “challenges” that the Trump administration's “freeze” on federal hiring and rules are causing for the agency as she prepares to return to her post as acting Region 2 chief -- a signal that the administration believes the Senate will soon confirm Scott Pruitt as the next EPA administrator. Although expectations are that the chamber could vote on the nomination of Pruitt -- the Oklahoma attorney general (AG) -- as soon as Feb. 17,...

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