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              FILE - This Jan. 17, 2012 file photo shows celebrity chef Paula Deen posing for a portrait in New York. Deen says she has used racial slurs in the past but insists she and her brother,

    FILE - This Jan. 17, 2012 file photo shows celebrity chef Paula Deen posing for a portrait in New York. Deen says she has used racial slurs in the past but insists she and her brother,

    Posted: 6/19/2013 5:27:41 PM EST
    FILE - This Jan. 17, 2012 file photo shows celebrity chef Paula Deen posing for a portrait in New York. Deen says she has used racial slurs in the past but insists she and her brother, who are accused of racial and sexual discrimination in a lawsuit by a former manager of their restaurant, don’t tolerate hateful behavior. In a court deposition conducted on May 17, 2013 and filed Monday, June 17, 2013, in federal court, an attorney for former restaurant manager Lisa Jackson presses the 66-year-old Deen about her racial views and those of her brother, Bubba Hiers. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)
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              FILE - This May 18, 2010 file photo shows National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Jane Lubchenco testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House s

    FILE - This May 18, 2010 file photo shows National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Jane Lubchenco testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House s

    Posted: 1/17/2013 3:03:22 PM EST
    FILE - This May 18, 2010 file photo shows National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Jane Lubchenco testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House says tackling climate change and enhancing energy security will be among President Barack Obama's top priorities in his second term. Obama will have to do that work with new heads of the agencies responsible for the environment. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Environmental Protection chief Lisa Jackson and Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, all have announced they are leaving. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is expected to follow his colleagues out the door in coming weeks. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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              FILE- In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in W

    FILE- In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in W

    Posted: 1/17/2013 3:03:22 PM EST
    FILE- In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. The White House says tackling climate change and enhancing energy security will be among President Barack Obama's top priorities in his second term. Obama will have to do that work with new heads of the agencies responsible for the environment. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Environmental Protection chief Lisa Jackson and Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, all have announced they are leaving. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is expected to follow his colleagues out the door in coming weeks. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
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              FILE - This Jan. 16, 2013 file photo shows outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar entering the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. The White House says tackling cl

    FILE - This Jan. 16, 2013 file photo shows outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar entering the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. The White House says tackling cl

    Posted: 1/17/2013 3:03:22 PM EST
    FILE - This Jan. 16, 2013 file photo shows outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar entering the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. The White House says tackling climate change and enhancing energy security will be among President Barack Obama's top priorities in his second term. Obama will have to do that work with new heads of the agencies responsible for the environment. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Environmental Protection chief Lisa Jackson and Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, all have announced they are leaving. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is expected to follow his colleagues out the door in coming weeks. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
  •  - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2013 8:21:57 PM EST
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
  •  - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    Posted: 12/31/2012 10:34:14 AM EST
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
  •  - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    Posted: 12/30/2012 5:10:14 AM EST
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
  •  - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    Posted: 12/30/2012 5:10:14 AM EST
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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              FILE - This photo April 17, 2012 file photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in W

    FILE - This photo April 17, 2012 file photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in W

    Posted: 12/27/2012 10:08:25 AM EST
    FILE - This photo April 17, 2012 file photo shows Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. Jackson, The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after a nearly four-year tenure marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
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              FILE- In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in W

    FILE- In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in W

    Posted: 12/14/2012 2:18:20 PM EST
    FILE- In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. In its first major regulation since the election, the Obama administration will impose a new air quality standard that reduces by 20 percent the maximum amount of soot released into the air from smokestacks, diesel trucks and other sources of pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency is set to announce the new standard on Friday, meeting a court deadline in a lawsuit by 11 states and public health groups. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
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              FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 file photo, White House Council on Environmental Quality chair Nancy Sutley, left, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, EPA Administrator Lisa Jacks

    FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 file photo, White House Council on Environmental Quality chair Nancy Sutley, left, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, EPA Administrator Lisa Jacks

    Posted: 12/12/2012 1:08:31 PM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 file photo, White House Council on Environmental Quality chair Nancy Sutley, left, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar look out at wetlands from an air boat during a tour of the Delta National Wildlife Refuge on the coast of Louisiana. The tour was held to show areas of opportunity for wetlands restoration and growth along the Louisiana coast after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 she will leave her post at the end of February 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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              FILE In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington.

    FILE In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington.

    Posted: 6/26/2012 2:43:23 PM EST
    FILE In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson during an interview with The Associated Press at EPA Headquarters in Washington. A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
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    Posted: 6/15/2012 3:00:56 PM EST
    FILE - In this June 15, 2011, file photo Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works regarding the Clean Air Act and Public Health on Capitol Hill in Washington. In response to a federal court order requiring the Obama administration to update air quality standards under the Clean Air Act the EPA is proposing new air quality standards to lower the amount of soot that can be released into the air. The long-delayed rule is to be made public on Friday, June 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
  •  - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Washington

    Posted: 5/3/2012 7:03:49 PM EST
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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    Posted: 1/13/2012 4:55:47 PM EST
    Dimock resident Julie Sautner, right, protests in front of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia before an appearance by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson Friday Jan. 13, 2012. Residents of the small northeastern Pennsylvania town of Dimock, at the center of the political fight over natural gas drilling, joined environmental activists from elsewhere to rally Friday outside a conference on urban environmental issues. About a dozen residents of Dimock have sued Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., claiming the energy company caused contamination of wells when it extracted natural gas using a process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
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    Posted: 1/13/2012 4:55:47 PM EST
    Dimock resident Victoria Switzer holds a map of the Dimock area as she addresses fellow protestors front of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia before an appearance by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson Friday Jan. 13, 2012. Residents of the small northeastern Pennsylvania town of Dimock, at the center of the political fight over natural gas drilling, joined environmental activists from elsewhere to rally Friday outside a conference on urban environmental issues. About a dozen residents of Dimock have sued Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., claiming the energy company caused contamination of wells when it extracted natural gas using a process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
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    Posted: 1/13/2012 4:55:47 PM EST
    Protesters stand in front of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia before an appearance by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson Friday Jan. 13, 2012. Residents of the small northeastern Pennsylvania town of Dimock, at the center of the political fight over natural gas drilling, joined environmental activists from elsewhere to rally Friday outside a conference on urban environmental issues. About a dozen residents of Dimock have sued Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., claiming the energy company caused contamination of wells when it extracted natural gas using a process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
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    Posted: 1/10/2012 5:05:48 PM EST
    President Barack Obama and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson wave to the crowd before the president spoke during his visit to the EPA in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    Posted: 1/10/2012 5:05:47 PM EST
    President Barack Obama talks with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson at the EPA in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama is introduced by EPA Administrator Jackson before he speaks to employees of the EPA in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama is introduced by EPA Administrator Jackson before he speaks to employees of the EPA in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2012 3:21:21 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama is introduced by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson (R) before he speaks to employees of the EPA in Washington January 10, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)