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Choice for new EPA chief seen as key to TSCA debate

9:13 AM MST | December 28, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The resignation of US EPA administrator Lisa Jackson has generated a varied response from industry, lawmakers, and other stakeholders involved in the debate over proposed modifications to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Jackson announced yesterday that she will step down after President Obama’s State of the Union address next month. Jackson’s resignation was expected, but the Obama administration's choice of a successor is less certain, sources say. Jackson's deputy administrator Bob Perciasepe is a likely candidate to replace...

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