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The investigation of "Wastegate" becomes an elephants' ballet

Caught up in the momentum of a fresh Washington scandal, Capitol Hill was thick with shadowy suspicions, cover-up charges and three-ring theatrics last week. There was little new, substantive information to feed the six, count 'em six, congressional committees investigating allegations that the Environmental Protection Agency had made "sweetheart" deals with polluting companies and delayed cleanups of toxic-waste dumps for political reasons. But there was enough sound and fury to prove that the affair Capitol wags have dubbed Waste Watergate (Wastegate, for short) was, as...

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