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By Charles Babington

WASHINGTON—The Obama administration’s bid to regulate greenhouse gases, after losing last year’s congressional debate over global warming, is making the Environmental Protection Agency the focus of Republican attacks on federal oversight.

The House plans to vote soon on a bill to weaken the EPA’s ability to regulate pesticides. And the Senate is poised to act on several proposals to limit the agency’s powers to regulate carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases blamed for climate change.

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