Thursday, November 06, 2008

Obama's Cabinet Picks: EPA Administrator

Obama's Cabinet EPA ChiefPolitico's Mike Allen reports that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is being "strongly considered" to head the EPA. NBC's Political Director, Chuck Todd, knocked down the story earlier this morning on MSNBC. (Apologies, no transcript or video available.)

Jim Efstathiou at Bloomberg.com is reporting a very different short list,

The names most mentioned by officials at leading U.S. ecology groups include Kathleen McGinty, the former secretary of Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection, Mary Nichols of California's Air Resources Board and Ian Bowles of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Governor Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas was cited as a "wild card'' choice by a person familiar with transition issues.
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3 comments:

Charles Barton said...

What do you want to bet Obama will pick someone who is widely perceived as a modrate as opposed to an extremist. And Greenpeace howls.

Luke said...

There's some speculation in the press that Schwarzenegger could be a contender for energy secretary.

Jim Kenney said...

What about former NJ DEP Comissioner Brad Campbell. He is intellegent, strategic and huge asset to environmental protection.