Senate committee postpones vote on OSHA nominee

10/21/2009 | ClimateWire

President Barack Obama has nominated former Energy Department official David Michaels as director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Some business groups have raised concerns about the nomination, saying Michaels views corporations as "bad actors" and is often dismissive of research and studies that support their positions. Although controversy over the nomination exists, observers say the Senate Health Committee could vote on Michaels next week.

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