Senate Approves EPA Inspector General Nominee

Law360, New York (June 23, 2010, 5:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency attorney Arthur Elkins to be the agency's chief investigator.

Elkins, who was serving as an associate general counsel at the agency, was nominated in November to the EPA's inspector general post.

In the General Counsel's Office, Elkins has worked on information, employment and intellectual property matters.

Before working at the EPA, Elkins served in several other federal agencies.

He was chief legal officer and general counsel for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, the agency...
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