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Plan To Close Regions Seen As Unworkable For Superfund, A Pruitt Priority

January 03, 2018
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's draft plan to close regional offices and move the staff to each of the 50 states is likely unworkable in practice, according to a former top agency official, who says it would be costly to implement and would likely delay Superfund cleanups that the administrator has promised to speed up. “Someone might be thinking about” closing regional offices, the former official says, “But there are so many implementation concerns associated with this that it is not...

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