Comptroller wants Ill. EPA head removed

August 24, 2009 5:02:35 AM PDT
A Democrat running for governor is calling for the removal of Doug Scott, director of the Illinois EPA.The demand comes from Comptroller Dan Hynes, who is responding to a Chicago Tribune story saying political feuds have harmed environmental enforcement.

Doug Scott disputes the facts in the article. A spokesman for Gov. Pat Quinn says he is pleased with Scott and doesn't plan to make a change.