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EPA’s Architect of Lean Management Stepping Down from No. 2 Role

Aug. 22, 2019, 4:52 PM

The EPA’s second-highest-ranking official is stepping down from his post but will continue to oversee the initiative to streamline agency operations, an agency spokeswoman said Aug. 22.

Henry Darwin, who has served as the Environmental Protection Agency’s acting deputy administrator, will be replaced on Sept. 2 by Doug Benevento, currently the agency’s senior counselor for regional management and state affairs.

Benevento will take on the post of associate deputy administrator, a position that doesn’t require Senate confirmation. The EPA now has no Senate-confirmed deputy administrator.

Darwin is returning to ...

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