Obama Announces Picks For 2 Top DOE Posts

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The White House has announced that it submitted nominees with environmental policy backgrounds to fill two top-level administrative posts at the U.S. Department of Energy, and said it plans to retain the department's current chief financial officer, Steve Isakowitz.

Dr. Steven E. Koonin, the chief scientist at BP, will be the Obama administration's nominee for under secretary for science, and David Sandalow, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution studying foreign energy and environmental policy, will be nominated for the post of assistant secretary for policy...
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