Senate EPW Panel Advances Four EPA Nominees, Despite GOP Concerns

December 1, 2021
The Senate environment committee has advanced four nominees to lead key EPA offices, although nominees tapped to lead the waste, enforcement and research offices drew opposition from Republicans over concerns about the Biden administration’s failure to respond to long-standing climate oversight requests and one nominee’s specific views about the energy sector. The committee at a Dec. 1 business meeting approved and sent to the full Senate for consideration the nominations of David Uhlmann to lead the agency’s enforcement office, Christopher...

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