Ex-Dow Atty Confirmed To EPA Emergency Management Post

Law360 (July 11, 2019, 9:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to confirm former Dow Chemical Co. managing counsel Peter Wright to the position of assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's Land and Emergency Management Office after he failed to secure confirmation last year.

In a 52-38 vote, with opposition coming from some Democrats, the Senate greenlit President Donald Trump's nomination to the post in the office previously known as the Office of Solid Waste.

Before joining Dow in 1999, Wright worked at Bryan Cave LLP and Monsanto Co., and started out at Faegre Baker & Daniels predecessor Baker & Daniels.

Wright was first nominated by Trump in...

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