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The Energy 202: Senate Democrats warn EPA may be 'afoul' of law by prepping Wheeler for confirmation during shutdown

Jan 11, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
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A group of Senate Democrats says the Environmental Protection Agency may be violating spending laws by preparing the agency's acting chief, Andrew Wheeler, for his confirmation hearing during a partial government shutdown.

Four members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee - Thomas R. Carper of Delaware; Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island; and Benjamin L. Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, both of Maryland - sent a letter to the agency q...