Press Release

NRDC Statement on Departure of Heather Zichal

WASHINGTON (October 7, 2013) – Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change, is leaving the post, according to reports confirmed by the White House.

Natural Resources Defense Council President Frances Beinecke made the following statement:

“Heather Zichal has been a vital voice for the environment within the White House and a key architect in drafting the policies our country needs to cut carbon pollution, address climate change and protect health.  We are sorry to see her go.”


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