Part 1: Environmental Policy Under Obama: A Changing Climate in Washington

Kelley Drye Client Advisory

This is the first Client Advisory in a four-part series examining how environmental policy, regulation, legislation, and jurisprudence is set to change under the Obama Administration, and how these changes might affect regulated industry. This advisory includes an assessment of Obama’s top environmental and energy team and expectations for how they will impact regulation, enforcement, and legislation.

Prepared by Kelley Drye’s Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Practice Groups, this alert provides background on and expectations for Carol Browner, White House energy czar;” Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator; Nancy Sutley, head of the White House Council on Environmental Quality; Dr. Steven Chu, head of the Department of Energy; Peter Orszag, head of the Office of Management and Budget; and Cass Sunstein, head of the OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.