Lost Another Submarine: Obama EPA Deputy Nominee Withdraws

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:29 am March 26, 2009

Chalk up another casualty in the Obama administration’s attempts to staff federal agencies.

Jon Cannon, nominated to be the deputy director of the Environmental Protection Agency, pulled his name from consideration today, citing questions over a non-profit where he once sat on the board — and which EPA auditors accused in 2007 of mismanaging $25 million in taxpayer funds.

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