Obama's green team
At a news conference in Chicago Monday, Barack Obama announced many of his energy and environment appointees, a team that many say signals a sharp break from Bush administration policies toward pollution, wildlife, clean energy, and climate change.
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Sutley, an early supporter of Hiliary Clinton's presidential bid, would be the first prominent gay person to be given a senior role in Obama's administration.Skip to next paragraph
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And the rest?
There is still no word on Obama's picks for the departments of Interior, Agriculture, and Transportation, each of which have extensive environmental responsibilites.
Many sources say that Sen. Ken Salazar, a moderate Democrat from Colorado, is Obama's likely pick for Interior Secretary. Also on the list are David Hayes, a former deputy interior secretary under Clinton who now heads Obama's transition teams for energy and natural resources; and John Berry, director of the National Zoo.
Jane Garvey, former head of Federal Aviation Administration.
Mortimer Downey, former deputy transportation secretary.
Steve Heminger, executive director, San Francisco Bay area transportation commission.
Dennis Wolff, Pennsylvania agriculture secretary.
Tom Buis, president of National Farmers Union.
Former Rep. Charles Stenholm, D-Texas.
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, D-S.D.