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  • Top Obama climate aide stepping down

    10/07/2013 1:26:09 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 7, 2013 | Ben Geman
    Heather Zichal, President Obama’s top energy and climate change adviser, is leaving the White House. Zichal has worked behind the scenes and been a public face for President Obama’s climate and energy platform, including controversial second-term plans to limit carbon emissions from power plants. [snip] Prior to coming to the White House, Zichal was a policy director on President Obama’s 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 Obama’s energy and environment...