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The EPA hires Robert J. Martin as the agency’s National Ombudsman (see November 24, 1984). (US Congress 6/25/2002)

EPA National Ombudsman Robert Martin agrees to investigate the World Trade Center environmental case at the request of US Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York. (US Congress 6/25/2002)

Following the February 23 hearing (see February 21, 2002) on the environmental contamination that resulted from the attacks on the World Trade Center, EPA National Ombudsman Robert Martin recommends that the EPA take immediate steps to protect the environment and health of children and young adults attending schools in and around Ground Zero. (Environmental Protection Agency National Ombudsman 3/27/2002)


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