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Dan Utech’s Well-Suited for the Big Job Ahead

WASHINGTON (November 8, 2013) – The following is a statement by Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, on the naming of Dan Utech to succeed Heather Zichal as assistant to the president for energy and climate change.

“Dan Utech is a leader, a seasoned expert, and the right person for this critical energy and climate post. He’s well-suited to carry forward the policies our country needs to expand clean energy, cut carbon pollution, address climate change and protect health. We are pleased the president has chosen him.”




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