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Critics Protest Plans to Shutter EPA Libraries

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Critics Protest Plans to Shutter EPA Libraries

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Critics Protest Plans to Shutter EPA Libraries

Critics Protest Plans to Shutter EPA Libraries

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The Environmental Protection Agency plans to close several of its libraries by Oct. 1. The agency says it will eventually make its records available online. Critics say the move will make much of the agency's work inaccessible to its employees and the public, and could make it harder to prosecute polluters.

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Jeff Ruch, executive director, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)

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