WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), praised the Senate’s confirmation of Susan Parker Bodine to serve as assistant administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Senate confirmed Bodine by voice vote.

“Susan Bodine will do an outstanding job leading the Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement office,” said Barrasso. “She is dedicated to helping communities and holding polluters accountable. Susan served as my general counsel at the committee and I know she will do well in this leadership role. I am so glad the Senate confirmed her to this important position.”

Background Information:

On May 13, 2017, Barrasso praised President Trump’s announcement that he intended to nominate Bodine.

On June 13, 2017, the EPW Committee held a hearing on Bodine’s nomination.

On July 12, 2017, the EPW Committee advanced Bodine’s nomination at a business meeting.

From 2015-2017, Bodine served as chief counsel at the EPW Committee. From 2009-2015, Bodine was a partner at Barnes and Thornburg. During the last three years of the Bush administration, she served as the assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. Prior to that, Bodine was staff director of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.