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Environment and Public Works
 
109th Congress | Convened January, 2005
 

Nominations Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

107th Congress


APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION

PELTZ, Richard J., of Pennsylvania, to be Alternative Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission, vice Ella Wong-Rusinko, resigned.

  • September 5, 2002. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN2143).
  • November 18, 2002. Nomination discharged from the Committee on Environment and Public Works; SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

POPE, Anne B., of Tennessee, to be Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission, vice Jesse L. White, resigned.
  • September 5, 2002. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN2142).
  • November 18, 2002. Nomination discharged from the Committee on Environment and Public Works; SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD

BRESLAND, John S., of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board for a term of five years, vice Devra Lee Davis.

  • June 17, 2002. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1883).
  • July 18, 2002. Hearing held.
  • July 25, 2002. Favorably reported.
  • August 1, 2002. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

MERRITT, Carolyn W., of Illinois, to be a Member and Chairperson of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board for a term of five years, vice Paul L. Hill, Jr.
  • June 5, 2002. Nominations referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1821, PN1822).
  • July 18, 2002. Hearing held.
  • July 25, 2002. Favorably reported.
  • August 1, 2002. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

CONNAUGHTON, James L., to be a Member of the Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President, vice George T. Frampton.

  • April 30, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN367).
  • May 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • May 23, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • June 14, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY

JOHNSON, P.H., of Mississippi, to be Federal Cochairperson, Delta Regional Authority. (New position)

  • July 26, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN686).
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN836).
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • September 26, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

PARKER, Michael, of Mississippi, to be Assistant Secretary of the Army, vice Joseph W. Westphal, resigned.

  • August 2, 2001. Upon favorable report from the Committee on Armed Services, the nomination sequentially referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works, pursuant to an order of August 2, 2001; providing for the consideration of the nomination for 20 session days; if the committee does not report nomination within 20 days, the nomination will be discharged from further consideration and placed on the Executive Calendar. (PN543).
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President.
  • September 5, 2001. Senate agreed to unanimous consent order to accept prior unanimous consent agreements reached on nominations returned to the President under Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 7, 2001. Nomination re-referred the Committee on Environment and Public Works under the consent orders of August 2, 2001 and September 5, 2001 (PN822).
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • September 26, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

SAMPSON, David A., of Texas, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, vice Arthur C. Campbell, resigned.

  • May 1, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN319).
  • July 25, 2001. Hearing held.
  • August 1, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • August 3, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

MANSON, Harold Craig, of California, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, vice Kenneth Lee Smith.

  • September 4, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN789).
  • September 13, 2001. Nomination jointly referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held by Committee on Environment and Public Works.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported by Committee on Environment and Public Works.
  • October 3, 2001. Hearing held by Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
  • December 12, 2001. Favorably reported from the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
  • January 25, 2002. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

SMITH, Kenneth Lee, of Arkansas, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, Department of the Interior, vice Donald J. Barry, resigned, to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.
  • January 8, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN88).
  • March 20, 2001. Nomination withdrawn.

WILLIAMS, Steven A., of Kansas, to be Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, vice Jamie Rappaport Clark.
  • September 25, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1081).
  • October 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • November 8, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • January 29, 2002. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PETERS, Mary E., of Arizona, to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, vice Kenneth E. Wykle, resigned.

  • July 31, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN716).
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN839).
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • September 26, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

AIDALA, James V., of Virginia, to be Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Lynn R. Goldman, to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.

  • January 8, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN87).
  • March 20, 2001. Nomination withdrawn.

AYRES, Judith Elizabeth, of California, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice William A. Nitze, resigned.
  • June 29, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN596).
  • July 25, 2001. Hearing held.
  • August 1, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • August 3, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

COMBS, Linda Morrison, of North Carolina, to be Chief Financial Officer, Environmental Protection Agency, vice Sallyanne Harper.
  • December 20, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1305).
  • January 24, 2002. Hearing held.
  • February 13, 2002. By unanimous consent, nomination discharged from committee and given SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

FABRICANT, Robert E., of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Gary S. Guzy, resigned.
  • May 16, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
  • July 25, 2001. Hearing held.
  • August 1, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • August 3, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

FISHER, Linda J., of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice W. Michael McCabe, resigned.
  • May 1, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN344).
  • May 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • May 23, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • May 24, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

GILMAN, J. Paul, of Virginia, to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Norine E. Noonan, resigned.
  • November 15, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1216).
  • January 24, 2002. Hearing held.
  • March 20, 2002. By unanimous consent, nomination discharged from committee and placed on the Executive Calendar.
  • March 22, 2002. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

HOLMSTEAD, Jeffrey R., of Colorado, to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Robert W. Perciasepe, resigned.
  • May 1, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN366).
  • May 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • August 1, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • August 3, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

HORINKO, Marianne Lamont, of Virginia, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Environmental Protection Agency, vice Timothy Fields, resigned.
  • July 26, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN685).
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN837).
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • October 1, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

JOHNSON, Stephen L., of Maryland, to be Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances of the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • April 25, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
  • May 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • May 23, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • June 14, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

LEVINE, Edwin A., of Florida, to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice David Gardiner, resigned, to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.
  • January 8, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN86).
  • March 20, 2001. Nomination withdrawn.

MEHAN, George Tracy, III, of Michigan, to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice J. Charles Fox, resigned.
  • May 15, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN411).
  • July 25, 2001. Hearing held.
  • August 1, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • August 3, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

NELSON, Kimberly Terese, of Pennsylvania, to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Edwin A. Levine, resigned.
  • September 21, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1061).
  • October 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • November 8, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • November 9, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

SCHREGARDUS, Donald R., of Ohio, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Steven Alan Herman, resigned.
  • June 28, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN577).
  • July 26, 2001. Hearing held.
  • August 1, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN838).
  • September 25, 2001. Nomination withdrawn.

SUAREZ, John Peter, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Steven Alan Herman, resigned.
  • April 9, 2002. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1601).
  • May 7, 2002. Hearing held.
  • July 25, 2002. Favorably reported.
  • August 1, 2002. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

WHITMAN, Christine Todd, of New Jersey, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • January 22, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN97).
  • January 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • January 24, 2001. Nomination discharged from the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
  • January 30, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

WINN Morris X., of Texas, to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Romulo L. Diaz, Jr., resigned.
  • November 15, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1217).
  • January 24, 2002. Hearing held.
  • February 13, 2002. By unanimous consent, nomination discharged from committee and given SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMISSION
ARNOLD, Brig. Gen. Edwin J., Jr., U.S. Army, to be a Member and President of the Mississippi River Commission, under the provision of Section 2 of an Act of Congress, approved June 1879 (21 Stat. 37) (33 U.S.C. 642).
  • July 18, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN659).
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN840).
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • September 26, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

JAMES, Rickey Dale, of Missouri, to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission for a term of nine years. (Reappointment)
  • September 18, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN2179).

PRAHL, Rear Adm. Nicholas Augustus, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission, under the provision of Section 2 of an Act of Congress, approved 28 June 1879 (21 Stat. 37) (33 U.S.C. 642).
  • September 18, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN2180).

STROCK, Brig. Gen. Carl A., U.S. Army, to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission, under the provision of Section 2 of an Act of Congress, approved 28 June 1879 (21 Stat. 37) (33 U.S.C. 642).
  • July 18, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN660).
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN841).
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • September 26, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY FOUNDATION

BOLDREY, Robert, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring May 26, 2007.

  • July 10, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1953).

BOWEKATY, Malcolm B., of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2006.
  • July 10, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1954).

GUENTHER, Herbert, of Arizona, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term of two years.
  • July 10, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1955).

NARCIA, Richard, of Arizona, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring August 25, 2006.
  • July 10, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1956).

UDALL, Bradley, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2006.
  • July 10, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1957).

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

DIAZ, Nils J., of Florida, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2006. (Reappointment)

  • July 26, 2001. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN684).
  • August 3, 2001. Nomination returned to the President pursuant to Senate Rule XXXI(6).
  • September 4, 2001. Nomination received from the President and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN842).
  • September 21, 2001. Hearing held.
  • September 25, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • September 26, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

MERRIFIELD, Jeffrey S., of New Hampshire, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2007. (Reappointment)
  • June 17, 2002. Nomination referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1884).
  • June 28, 2002. Nomination discharged from Committee on Environment and Public Works by unanimous consent.
  • August 1, 2002. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY

BAXTER, William, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for the remainder of the term expiring May 18, 2002, vice Craven H. Crowell, Jr., resigned; and to the term expiring May 18, 2011 (reappointment).

  • September 21, 2001. Nominations referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works (PN1047, PN1048).
  • October 17, 2001. Hearing held.
  • November 8, 2001. Favorably reported.
  • November 27, 2001. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT.

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