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Jackson Subjected To More Criticism Of EPA

Law360 (March 16, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT) -- Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle acknowledged Wednesday that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson had a very difficult job, but that did not stop them from criticizing various aspects of the agency's regulatory regime.

A hearing of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on interior, environment and related agencies was called ostensibly to discuss the Obama administration's 2012 budget request for the EPA. But senators spent most of their time talking about local matters.

For example, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., asked for more funds...
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