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U.S. Senate Confirms Matt Leopold to Serve as EPA General Counsel

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WASHINGTON  — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt praised the U.S. Senate’s action to confirm Matt Leopold to serve as general counsel for the for EPA.

“Matt Leopold has tremendous experience in environmental litigation and is committed to the rule of law,” said Administrator Scott Pruitt. “I want to thank Leader McConnell and Chairman Barrasso for their assistance in ensuring Mr. Leopold’s confirmation, and I look forward to working with Matt to maintain the integrity and lawfulness of the Agency.”  

On October 25, 2017, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, led by U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), advanced Matt Leopold’s nomination out of committee.