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February 24, 2011

Lynn L. Bergeson, “2010 Elections Could Impact EPA Programs,” Chemical Processing, December 2010.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

The 2010 Congressional elections will likely significantly impact policy and legislative developments in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulation of chemicals and pesticides. The decline in the number of elected House Democratic members will make for some significant differences in EPA’s budget, legislative proposals and general operations. Meanwhile, some newly elected senators stridently oppose government expansion and want to rein in federal deficit spending, which could affect the future of EPA and other government agencies.