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Perry slams EPA official's "Crucify" comment

Perry slams EPA official's

POSTED: Friday, April 27, 2012 - 3:00am

UPDATED: Friday, April 27, 2012 - 3:14am

Another front has opened in the battle between Texas officials and the Environmental Protection Agency. Comments have surfaced from Al Armendariz, the top official in the EPA's Region 6 (which includes Texas), who likened the way Romans tamed Turkish towns to the way the EPA could carry out enforcement actions.

"It is kind of like how the Romans used to conquer villages in the Mediterranean," Armendariz said, in comments from 2010.

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