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** FILE ** In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy speaks to the Associated Press during an interview at her office in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

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A presentation prepared in 2010 for then-EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson made clear that a pre-emptive veto "had never been done before in the history" of the Clean Water Act and could risk litigation. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, holds a climate change report as she speaks at a climate workshop sponsored by The Climate Center at Georgetown University, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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New EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy was aware as far back as 2009 that one of her employees claimed to be working for the CIA while still collecting his EPA paycheck, according to the deposition of John C. Beale. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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A presentation prepared in 2010 for then-EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson made clear that a pre-emptive veto "had never been done before in the history" of the Clean Water Act and could risk litigation. (Associated Press)

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A presentation prepared in 2010 for then-EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson made clear that a pre-emptive veto "had never been done before in the history" of the Clean Water Act and could risk litigation. (Associated Press)

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy called for the inspector general to "temporarily halt" a probe after an investigator reported threatening behavior from an official inside the homeland security office, documents show. (Associated Press)

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy called for the inspector general to "temporarily halt" a probe after an investigator reported threatening behavior from an official inside the homeland security office, documents show. (Associated Press)

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FILE - This July 1, 2013 file photo shows smoke rises from the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal burning power plant in in Colstrip, Mont. The Supreme Court on Tuesday handed the Obama administration an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states. In a 6-2 decision, the court upheld a rule adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2011 to limit emissions from plants in more than two-dozen Midwestern and Southern states. The pollution drifts into the air above states along the East Coast, and the EPA has long struggled to devise a way to control it. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)

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Illustration on the EPA attack on coal by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the EPA attack on coal by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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** FILE ** In this Feb. 28, 2014, file photo, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy discusses proposed regulations with coal industry leaders at Dakota Gasification Synfuels Plant in Beulah, N.D. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom, file)

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Rep. Fred Upton, House Energy and Commerce Committee chairman, says the Energy Department has been upstaged by the EPA on energy policy. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, holds a climate change report as she speaks at a climate workshop sponsored by The Climate Center at Georgetown University, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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** FILE ** In this Feb. 28, 2014, file photo, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy discusses proposed regulations with coal industry leaders at Dakota Gasification Synfuels Plant in Beulah, N.D. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom, file)

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EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson.

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EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson.

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** FILE ** In this Feb. 28, 2014, file photo, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy discusses proposed regulations with coal industry leaders at Dakota Gasification Synfuels Plant in Beulah, N.D. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom, file)