Fox, hen house, etc.
President Bush has nominated Granta Nakayama, a partner in a law firm whose clients include W.R. Grace, BP, Dow Chemical and DuPont, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency’s far-flung enforcement division.
Selecting a lawyer and an engineer with one of the nation’s largest corporate law firms, whose clients have deep and occasionally controversial relations with the EPA, triggered concerns that Nakayama would not be able to aggressively enforce environmental laws.
Not able to aggressively enforce environmental laws? Why, there must be some mistake!
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