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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy delivers a keynote speech during the annual Western Governors' Association Meeting, at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted currently proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday, framing the plan as a way to deal with destructive wildfires and floods that have ravaged the region in recent years. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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One of the email addresses of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy apparently has been scrubbed. (Associated Press)

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One of the email addresses of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy apparently has been scrubbed. (Associated Press)

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House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, is considering subpoenaing AWOL former EPA official Phillip North, who has ignored two notices to appear before the committee. (associated press)

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House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, is considering subpoenaing AWOL former EPA official Phillip North, who has ignored two notices to appear before the committee. (associated press)

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National Edition Opinion cover for June 9, 2014 - The EPA’s changing renewable-fuel mandates (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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Illustration on EPA's changing biofuel standards by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on EPA's changing biofuel standards by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy holds up a pen before signing new emission guidelines during an announcement of a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, Monday, June 2, 2014, at EPA headquarters in Washington. In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long after President Barack Obama leaves office. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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"How much pornography would it take for an EPA employee to lose their job?" an incredulous Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asked an EPA deputy last week during a hearing into agency misconduct. (associated press)

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Illustration on EPA attack on U.S. coal power by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on EPA attack on U.S. coal power by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy prepares to sign a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants. (Associated Press)

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican, criticized the EPA's new rules targeted at cutting carbon emissions, saying that the regulations could cause coal power plants in his state to shut down, which would result in job losses and would hurt consumers who are dependent on "affordable, abundant domestic energy." (Associated pRess Photographs)

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WRITE AWAY: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy prepares to sign a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants. (Associated Press)

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy prepares to sign a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants. (Associated Press)

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican, criticized the EPA's new rules targeted at cutting carbon emissions, saying that the regulations could cause coal power plants in his state to shut down, which would result in job losses and would hurt consumers who are dependent on "affordable, abundant domestic energy." (Associated pRess Photographs)

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy handed out research grants with a third of them going to universities in Colorado, where Mr. Udall is in a tough battle to win re-election to the Senate and has been a major proponent of the environment.

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EPA Monster Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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EPA Monster Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times