December 15th, 2008
05:33 PM ET
6 years ago

Obama picks Jackson, Sutley for environmental team

CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) - President-elect Barack Obama has tapped Lisa Jackson, former head of New Jersey's environmental agency, to serve as his Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

He also picked Nancy Sutley, the Los Angeles deputy mayor for energy and environment, to lead the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Sutley, a prominent supporter of Sen. Hillary Clinton's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, is the first high-ranking gay appointee to the Obama administration.

Filed under: Candidate Barack Obama
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  1. Willy Brown

    Another link to the Clinton's. Why don't Obama just hand over the W.H. & POTUS title to Bill Clinton so he can dp his 3rd term and get it over with already.

    December 15, 2008 10:22 pm at 10:22 pm |
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