Thursday, February 9, 2012

Nominations Announced for Federal Environmental & Energy Positions

President Obama recently announced his nominations for several posts, including the following energy and environmental positions.

James J. Jones is nominee for Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Jones is the Acting Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at EPA. In 2011, Mr. Jones served as Deputy Assistant Administrator in EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation and has held several other positions in the agency. He earned a B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and a M.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Adam E. Sieminski is Nominee for Administrator, Energy Information Administration at the Department of Energy. Sieminski is currently the Chief Energy Economist for Deutsche Bank where he has served since 2005. Prior to this, he served as the Director and Energy Strategist for Deutsche Bank’s global oil and gas equity team, a position he has held since 1998. He served as Vice President and Senior Oil Analyst for NatWest Securities from 1995 until 1998 and Vice President and Oil Analyst for Washington Analysis Corporation from 1973 until 1995. In 2006, Secretary of Energy Sam Bodman appointed him to the National Petroleum Council. Sieminski received his B.S. and M.P.A. from Cornell University.

You can read the complete news release here.

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