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Trump Pick to Head EPA’s Superfund Office Now Advising Wheeler (1)

July 24, 2018, 9:10 PMUpdated: July 24, 2018, 9:18 PM

The Trump administration’s nominee to head the EPA’s Superfund and waste programs has started working at the agency before the Senate has voted to confirm him to the post, the agency told Bloomberg Environment July 24.

The White House tapped Peter C. Wright in March as assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Land and Emergency Management.

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee, pressed the agency in a July 23 letter to reveal...

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