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Profile: Richard W. Roberts

 
  

Positions that Richard W. Roberts has held:

  • US Federal District Court Judge


 

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Richard W. Roberts actively participated in the following events:

 
  

January 11, 2002      Environmental Impact

       US Federal District Court Judge Richard W. Roberts issues a temporary restraining order preventing EPA Administrator Christie Whitman from implementing a plan (see Morning November 27, 2001) to transfer the ombudsman's office and investigative files to the EPA's Office of Inspector General (OIG). The restraining order will expire in early April (see April 6, 2002). [Salon, 1/14/02; US Senate, 6/25/2002]
People and organizations involved: Christine Todd Whitman, Richard W. Roberts
          

April 6, 2002      Environmental Impact

       US District Judge Richard W. Roberts extends, by five days, a temporary restraining order (see January 11, 2002) against the EPA, prohibiting the agency from implementing plans (see Morning November 27, 2001) to transfer the function of the EPA's national ombudsman to the Office of Inspector General (OIG). [Associated Press, 4/8/2002]
People and organizations involved: Environmental Protection Agency, Richard W. Roberts, EPA Office of Inspector General (OIG)
          

April 12, 2002      Environmental Impact

       US District Judge Richard W. Roberts vacates a temporary restraining order (see January 11, 2002) against the EPA, which had prevented the agency from transferring the function of the EPA's national ombudsman to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) (see Morning November 27, 2001). The case is referred to the United States Office of Special Counsel. Within hours, EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman and the EPA Office of Inspector General move to implement the planned changes (see Morning November 27, 2001) to the EPA National Ombudsman office. [US Senate, 6/25/2002]
People and organizations involved: Christine Todd Whitman, Richard W. Roberts, EPA Office of Inspector General (OIG)
          

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