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The Lawyer Who Came in From the Outside

Tom FitzGerald, The Lawyer Who Came in From the Outside

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Keith Schneider - Correspondent reporting on water, energy, climate, and economy

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Profile

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36

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5

PROFILE ❧ A crusading public interest attorney in rural Appalachia, Tom FitzGerald was appointed to the commission overseeing water quality in the Ohio River. When the interstate panel tried to eliminate its successful standardsetting, he used his new insider status to instead strengthen the program.