FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 21, 2023
Steven Fantes, Public Affairs Manager
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The Environmental Protection Network Welcomes Confirmation of David Uhlmann as EPA’s Enforcement Chief
Yesterday, in a 53-46 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed David Uhlmann to be Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.
In response, EPN released the following statement:
“The Environmental Protection Network applauds the Senate’s confirmation of David Uhlmann to head EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. Enforcement of environmental laws is essential for protecting public health and the environment, and we are encouraged that such a well-qualified candidate is now on the job.”
About David Uhlmann
David Uhlmann is currently the director of the Environmental Law and Policy Program at the University of Michigan Law School. He was previously a federal prosecutor for 17 years, including as Chief of the Environmental Crimes Section of the U.S. Department of Justice.
ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NETWORK
Founded in 2017, the Environmental Protection Network (EPN) harnesses the expertise of more than 550 former EPA career staff and confirmation-level appointees from Democratic and Republican administrations to provide the unique perspective of former regulators with decades of historical knowledge and subject matter expertise.