EPA toxics deputy leaving for White House detail

June 19, 2019
Nancy Beck, the controversial deputy assistant administrator of EPA's toxics office and a former chemical industry lobbyist, is leaving the agency for a detail with the White House National Economic Council (NEC). An EPA spokesman confirmed Beck's move to the White House, adding, “EPA is pleased that Dr. Beck will continue to provide her knowledge and expertise in serving this administration and the country.” The spokesman declined to provide additional information, and Beck did not respond to a request for...

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