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EPA: Senators question nominees on water, chemical rules

May 13, 2021 - Environment & Energy Daily

EPA chemicals nominee Michal Freedhoff got a warm welcome yesterday from the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Water pick Radhika Fox got a more intense grilling. Senators pushed the nominees on a variety of issues, including a major Obama-era water rule and contamination from so-called forever chemicals. They also focused on EPA's broader work under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the agency's shift in identity after the Trump administration. Freedhoff largely avoided a...