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Trump taps acting CEQ chair for permanent role

June 13, 2018
President Trump is nominating Mary Neumayr to be chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), a position she has held in an acting capacity since March 2017, and sources say she appears poised to be easily confirmed by the Senate. The White House announced the nomination late June 12. Neumayr oversaw the withdrawal of the Obama administration's guidance for how to consider greenhouse gases in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews, and is also conducting a broader...

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