Senate OKs Leavitt to Head EPA After Democrats Lift Holds on Nomination

Ferris, Craig T.
October 2003
Bond Buyer;10/29/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31750, p6
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Reports on the appointment of Michael O. Leavitt as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. Significance of Leavitt's appointment for the municipal bond market; Move of the Democrats to drop attempts to block a vote on Leavitt's nomination.


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