Benevento tapped as EPA’s deputy administrator

February 13, 2020
President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate Doug Benevento , a long-time EPA political appointee, as the agency’s deputy administrator, moving to fill a role that has been vacant since Andrew Wheeler was elevated to fill the role left by former Administrator Scott Pruitt. The proposed elevation of Benevento, currently associate deputy administrator, to the agency’s number two slot has been rumored for months . Not long after the Senate confirmed Wheeler as EPA administrator, he tapped Benevento,...

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