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NOMINATIONS: Votes set on judicial, EPA picks

Jul 08, 2019 - Environment & Energy Daily

The Senate will take a procedural vote this evening on the nomination of Daniel Bress to sit on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) also took steps before the Fourth of July recess to bring up the nomination of Peter Wright to be assistant EPA administrator for the Office of Solid Waste. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved the former DowDuPont Inc. lawyer on a party line vote of 11-10 earlier this year. Last month, th...