House Delays Vote On Holding EPA In Contempt

Law360, New York (May 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A congressional committee devoted to energy and global warming issues has postponed voting on a resolution to hold U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen Johnson in contempt, as Congress and the White House negotiate for the release of certain subpoenaed documents.

The resolution, originally set for a vote Thursday, recommends that Johnson be found in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena issued by the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.

The committee had voted in April to subpoena the EPA...
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