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"… eeting. Nothing in the EPA’s public record reveals the conflict. Two EPA officials who were there say they cannot recall what Patierno said. Patierno himsel …"

"… PG&E lawsuit but doesn’t know if that work disqualified him. An EPA official said privately said that Costa’s work as an expert witness may have kept …"

"… edge of the relevant facts to question the expert’s ability to carry out official duties without bias or influence.” The handbook offers, as an example o …"

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"… nto question the overall integrity of the entire IRIS database.” An EPA official met with the ACC that June. In the end, the agency sided with industry, co …"

"… , the EPA deleted Rice’s comments from its website. A day later, an IRIS official called Rice to tell her the news. The EPA site today says: “The final r …"

"… ulations, guidance or other relevant requirements in its actions,” an IG official wrote in January 2009. Still, the removal of Rice shone a light on the sy …"

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"… t or impossible to fulfill their mission. ATF declined to make any senior officials available for an interview. But Special Agent George Semonick, a spo …"

"… acting director at the time of the operation, and a top Justice Department official. Two ATF officials in the Phoenix, Ariz., office, where the operation was …"

"… the time of the operation, and a top Justice Department official. Two ATF officials in the Phoenix, Ariz., office, where the operation was headquartered, wer …"

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"… f most of the countries involved to hold anyone accountable. Ranking U.S. officials “bear responsibility for authorizing” violating the rights of those c …"

"… U.S. citizens. The unsigned and undated memo said an informed, high level official could order the death of a ranking terrorist who posed “an imminent thre …"

"… owed in the case of Anwar al-Aulaqi, an American and a high-level al-Qaida official killed by a U.S. missile in Yemen in 2011. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. …"

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"… hout issue, others are returning "filing not available" messages. A Senate official says the Senate is aware of the issue and working to fix it.) …"

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"… suddenly become vulnerable to theft and misuse, Western and Middle Eastern officials say. As part of their preparations for such an event, Western government …"

"… rve agent depots if needed – at least for a short time, U.S. and Western officials say. Washington has decided moreover that the best course of action in t …"

"… use by Hezbollah or other anti-U.S. or anti-Israeli militant groups, U.S. officials fear. This article is based on conversations about international plannin …"

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"… But this time, Friedman suggested the problem was not isolated. A contract official who works both at Y-12 and another “high-security DOE” site told Fried …"

"… and another “high-security DOE” site told Friedman’s staff that the official “had taken similar actions” to share written test materials in advance …"

"… tated.Friedman’s report did not name the second site, but two government officials confirmed it is the sensitive facility known as Pantex, in Amarillo, Tex. …"

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"… g and subjective.But billing practices are facing new scrutiny as Medicare officials and other insurers seek ways to put the brakes on escalating health care …"

"… d wrongdoing and any role in the woman’s dismissal.Boulder City Hospital officials did not respond to requests for comment. However, hospital lawyers allege …"

"… as actually performed.” according to Justice Department records.Medicare officials have not said if they are reviewing records from any individual digital m …"

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"… fusion centers” created to exchange data among state, local and federal officials, all at a cost to the federal government of hundreds of millions of dolla …"

"… of redressing gaps in intelligence-sharing among local, state and federal officials — gaps documented by probes of the period before the Sept. 2001 attacks …"

"… e federal government, not just to produce it. Another Obama administration official, who declined to be identified, said the report “fails to reflect the to …"

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"… Enriched Uranium Materials Facility in Tennessee and the Energy Department officials responsible for overseeing their work. The nun, Megan Rice, with two othe …"

"… ng.” Another, Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Tex., demanded that top government officials be fired, citing the precedent set by then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates …"

"… ited to testify. She spoke up at one point to correct an Energy Department official who said the trio had cut through three fences, explaining that it was act …"

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"… e such materials are adequately protected. Since the break-in, five senior officials at security contractor WSI-Oak Ridge and the main contractor respons …"

"… r for Responsive Politics.Democrats have not been particularly friendly to officials at NNSA, however.  In its April budget bill report, the Democrat-con …"

"… d. Michael C. Kane, then an NNSA executive and now a top Energy Department official, told him in a letter, however, that NNSA and its local site managers were …"

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"… deliveries and purchases.In a response included with the SIGAR report, an official of from DOD’s Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan promised …"

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"… its policies for responding to serious accidents at these sites. Regional officials should thoroughly re-evaluate sites that have such problems, the report s …"

"… we continue to address issues present in VPP," Jordan Barab, OSHA's No. 2 official, said in a statement. "In general, we agree with most of the findings of t …"

"… Monday.The task force, composed almost entirely of regional and local OSHA officials, identified muddled guidance, inaccurate data and regional inconsistencie …"

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"… ne article cited in the Crossroads ad noted that Heitkamp and another official from the state’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation said that “little if …"

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"… er for Responsive Politics and former longtime Federal Election Commission official. “It’s not what a normal human being would call transparent.”The don …"

"… rection is not required to file such a report, according to state election officials.A 527 can accept unlimited contributions from corporations, unions and in …"

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"… said contractors were taking advantage of lax oversight in Afghanistan. …"

"… uncovered instances of bid-rigging and bribe-taking by State and Pentagon officials.Fraudulent activities uncovered by the special inspector general res …"

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"… uy influence with members of Congress, congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage giant Fannie Mae, according to a Hous …"

"… sly. Other previously mentioned names included former top executive branch officials and three chief executives of Fannie Mae."Documents and testimony obtaine …"

"… iends of Angelo."The Justice Department has not prosecuted any Countrywide official, but the House committee's report said documents and testimony show that M …"

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"… unced this spring that it was reorienting its forces to deal with what its officials regard as a rising Chinese military threat against U.S. allies in the reg …"

"… the violations since Nov. 2011.In the settlement, Pratt admitted that some officials in its Canadian subsidiary were aware from the outset that the work with …"

"… nager referred explicitly in an Aug. 2000 e-mail to the company’s export officials to the task of making engines for an “attack helicopter,” an agreed …"

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"… iting a 2011 Center for Public Integrity investigation, a Labor Department official said Thursday that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has r …"

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"… ike pulling teeth for us to get people to file pesticide complaints.”The official count doesn't reflect reality, agrees Andy Rackley, director of agricultur …"

"… e was told her phone call constituted a complaint.In January 2007, a state official told her an investigator had visited the farm “but failed to gather info …"

"… w was proper. The EPA does not meddle in state public records disputes, an official said — and, if anything, the worker should have filed her complaint soon …"

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"… l a violent explosion. But experts, worker safety advocates and government officials have been sounding alarms for years. Steve Sallman, a health and safety …"

"… s have been sounding alarms for years. Steve Sallman, a health and safety official with the United Steelworkers union, still thinks about the dust fire 20 ye …"

"… dy’s harmed, nobody thinks anything about it,” said Sandra Bennett, an official at the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which inve …"

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"… lity for quantity,” Laughlin wrote in an appeal to a higher-ranking OSHA official in Philadelphia in November 2009. “I need some guidance because I'm torn …"

"… because of the need to complete this case to the best of my ability." The official advised Laughlin to “relax” and use the weekend to “go out and hit s …"

"… lock strikes October” — the beginning of the new fiscal year. One OSHA official referred to the supervisor's email as a "Quota System threat." Other OSHA …"

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"… ivers that tried to unionize were rejected. In a case from Dallas, an NLRB official determined the drivers were independent contractors. In Enajekpo’s case …"

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"… rganizations run by legislative leaders or the spouses of high-level state officials since 2003. But because of a loophole in ethics law, the public didn’t …"

"… equire disclosure of state contracts with legislators and executive branch officials has sailed to approval through the House and the Senate.The bill, L.D. 18 …"

"… nizations run by top legislators or the family members of executive branch officials had received $235 million in state contracts between 2003 and 2010.In som …"

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"… Guatemala; Carlos had already been employed by the DEA as a purported FARC official in the Kassar case.Braun, now a managing partner with Specter Group Intern …"

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"… tion in December, they have yet to formally request help from South Korean officials, and it is not clear when or if Song might be extradited back to Illinois …"

"… that allow border-crossing fugitives to avoid prosecution.Law enforcement officials would not comment on why there was no progress in the case for so many ye …"

"… omment on why there was no progress in the case for so many years, but one official suggested that it languished because of a lack of communication among the …"

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"… eged illegal act, they are going to get a reward.”Cruden, the former DOJ official, said the cases are difficult by their nature. The dumping comes, often, i …"

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"… ndhills area. The company says it is still working with Nebraska officials but expects to submit a new application to the White House this year. It …"

"… view decisions, a mostly symbolic gesture, since a TransCanada Corporation official had said earlier that he expects to get the needed permits and t …"

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"… n energy venture that went bankrupt, Beacon Power Corp.Allison, a longtime official in the public and private sectors who most recently served as Assistant Se …"

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"… at operate their own versions of VPP. And the list of fatal accidents that officials use to monitor the program was incomplete; the agency later added deaths …"

"… elease of toxic acid that forced a Pennsylvania town to be evacuated. OSHA officials gave preliminary approval to the site as a program “Star” — and the …"

"… thdrew the honor before it became final.After receiving the complaint, one official in the inspector general’s office wrote that “there appears to be suff …"

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