CPSC Chief Nancy Nord To Step Down

Law360, New York (May 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's controversial acting chair, Nancy Nord, is reportedly stepping down from her post, but will remain at the agency as a commissioner.

The CPSC's other current commissioner, Thomas Moore, will replace Nord as acting head of the agency on June 1, until President Barack Obama's pick for a new chairman can be confirmed by the Senate, the Associated Press reported Friday.

Earlier this month, Obama put forth two nominees to fill leadership posts at the agency, and unveiled plans to increase...
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