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William Doyle Ruckelshaus (born July 24, 1932) is an American attorney and former U.S. government official.

He served as the first head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1970, was subsequently acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and then Deputy Attorney General of the United States. During 1983 through 1985 he returned as EPA Administrator.


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