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EPA chemical safety nominee drops out amid strong opposition

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn his nomination after bipartisan opposition made his Senate confirmation unlikely.
A White House official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Michael Dourson has removed his name from consideration to serve as head of EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
North Carolina's two Republican senators said last month they would vote against Dourson's...
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EPA chemical safety nominee drops out amid strong opposition

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President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn his nomination after bipartisan opposition made his Senate confirmation unlikely. A White House official told...
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Nominee for EPA chemical safety withdraws: Bloomberg

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WASHINGTON - A former chemical industry consultant nominated by the Trump administration to head the Environmental Protection Agency's chemical safety and pollution prevention office has withdrawn his nomination, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
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Trump's E.P.A. Chemical Safety Nominee Withdraws

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The nominee, Michael L. Dourson, had faced criticism on several fronts for his ties to the chemical industry.
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