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The White House Office of the Press Secretary Announces Janet McCabe’s Appointment to Key Administrative Position

President Obama Announces Key Administration Post

 Janet McCabe, Nominee for Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation, Environmental Protection Agency

Janet McCabe is the Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation at the Environmental Protection Agency, a position she has held since 2009.  Previously, Ms. McCabe was Executive Director of Improving Kids’ Environment, Inc. and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Health at the Indiana University School of Medicine from 2005 to 2009.  Ms. McCabe worked as Assistant Commissioner in the Office of Air Quality at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management from 1998 to 2005 and previously served as Branch Chief from 1993 to 1998.  Ms. McCabe served as Assistant Attorney General for Environmental Protection for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1984 to 1989 and as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Impact Review from 1989 to 1993.  From 1983 to 1984, Ms. McCabe was a law clerk for Justice Neil L. Lynch in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.  Ms. McCabe received an A.B. from Harvard College, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.