New EPA second-in-command named

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named Lisa Feldt as acting deputy administrator

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named Lisa Feldt as acting deputy administrator.

Feldt will replace outgoing Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe, who will take over as director of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, according to The Hill. Perciasepe spent 13 years with the EPA.

Other personnel moves include Ken Kopocis, who was named the deputy assistant administrator for EPA’s water office; and the departures of Nancy Stoner, the current acting head of the water office; Craig Hooks, assistant administrator for the Office of Administration and Resources Management; and chief financial officer Maryann Froelich, the article said.

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