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Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:38 PM CDT

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SENATOR CLAIMS OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS WAGING A 'WAR ON FOSSIL FUELS'

Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., who until last week appeared to be a supporter of Gina McCarthy's nomination to become the next head of the Environmental Protection Agency, now says he first must receive "sufficient responses" to his concerns over the agency's actions affecting fossil fuels.

"While I have appreciated Gina McCarthy's outreach since her nomination, I cannot support her confirmation until I receive sufficient responses to the questions I have ...

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