Skip to comments.Top Obama climate aide stepping down
Posted on 10/07/2013 1:26:09 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Heather Zichal, President Obamas top energy and climate change adviser, is leaving the White House.
Zichal has worked behind the scenes and been a public face for President Obamas climate and energy platform, including controversial second-term plans to limit carbon emissions from power plants.
Prior to coming to the White House, Zichal was a policy director on President Obamas 2008 campaign. Before that, she was legislative director for ex-Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who is now secretary of State.
Her departure in the next few weeks will mark what has been an almost complete turnover of Obamas energy and environment team.
His first-term Energy and Interior secretaries have been replaced, and new Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy began her tenure in mid-July after a long confirmation battle.
Zichal is leaving as the focus of climate and energy policy shifts to the agencies themselves.....
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
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