GOP Puts EPA Chief In Hot Seat Over Air Rules

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 7:17 PM EST) -- House Republicans aim to subject U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to intense questioning during oversight hearings over the coming months, part of a strategy to loosen air regulations, experts say.

During the first two years of the Obama administration, Jackson did not testify at many hearings, and when she did, she often appeared alongside mostly sympathetic witnesses, according to experts.

But since November, when Republicans won a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, certain politicians have joked that Jackson should reserve her own...
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