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RI Enviro Advocate Tapped To Lead EPA Enforcement

Law360 (March 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- President Obama has nominated a former federal prosecutor and leading environmental advocate in New England to head the Enforcement Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Cynthia J. Giles, vice president and director of the Conservation Law Foundation's Rhode Island Advocacy Center, is slated to become assistant administrator for enforcement and compliance assurance, the White House said Wednesday.

Giles, who would report directly to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, worked at the agency from 1991 to 1997. She served for two years as enforcement director of EPA...
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