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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Ken Kopocis Nominated As Assist Admin For EPA Office of Water

The White House recently announced that President Obama has nominated Ken Kopocis to serve as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s assistant administrator for the Office of Water. Mr. Kopocis has more than 25 years experience on environmental issues, particularly the Clean Water Act.

Currently, Ken serves as the senior counsel on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He previously worked in leadership roles for the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment and as an attorney in the Government Accountability Office and at the General Services Administration.

From 1993-2006, Mr. Kopocis was the Staff Director and Senior Counsel for the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment for the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. From 1985-1993, he served as Assistant Counsel on the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment for the Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Mr. Kopocis holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and a J.D. from the College of William and Mary. (The White House)

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