DOJ Enviro Chief To Step Down In June

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 2:16 PM EDT) -- The nation's top environmental cop, who extracted billion-dollar civil penalties over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and successfully defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's landmark greenhouse gas emissions rules, said Wednesday she would leave the U.S. Department of Justice early next month.

Ignacia Moreno, the assistant attorney general in charge of the DOJ's Environment and Natural Resources Division since 2009, said her last day on the job would be June 7.

"Over the last four years, Ignacia Moreno has been a powerful champion for the mission...
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