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Wheeler Swiftly Hires Pending EPA Nominees To Assist With Key Programs

July 06, 2018
Incoming acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler is hiring two pending assistant administrator (AA) nominees as special counsels, signaling the new administrator is moving quickly to add senior leadership to the agency. A July 6 email to all EPA employees from Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson obtained by Inside EPA says that Peter Wright, a Dow Chemical official who is nominated as AA for the Office of Land & Emergency Management (OLEM), and W. Charles “Chad” McIntosh, a Ford Motor...

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