White House names acting EPA administrator

| 7/14/2003

The White House said July 10 that President Bush intends to designate Marianne Lamont Horinko as acting administrator of the EPA, replacing former EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman, CongressDaily reported.

A White House statement described Horinko as a "lifelong environmental professional" who also served in the EPA during the administration of President George H.W. Bush from 1989 to 1993.

Horinko currently serves as assistant EPA administrator for solid waste and emergency response. She is the former president of Clay Associates Inc., a public policy firm devoted to hazardous waste issues, and was project director of the National Sediments Dialogue, sponsored by the National Environmental Policy Institute.