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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Aug 15, 2013 08:10 AM CDT

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy speaks today at the Iowa State Fair for an event with farmers at the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards.

As the Des Moines Register noted, McCarthy also is expected to tout the president's policies on climate change and reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. McCarthy was an EPA assistant administrator before being nominated for the top post. She finally won confirmation last month after the Senate brokered a deal to stop filibusters on several Obama administration nominees.

While McCarthy is at the fair, environmental groups in Iowa will be trying to push her and EPA to force tougher regulations ...

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