Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

New Climate Resilience, Chemicals Hires Join White House Office

Oct. 5, 2022, 10:00 AM

Two veteran policy experts joined the White House’s climate and energy team on Wednesday, bringing new leadership to the Biden administration’s resilience and chemical safety efforts.

The new staffers add muscle to the Council on Environmental Quality, a small office that has gained influence inside President Joe Biden’s White House. Under Chair Brenda Mallory, CEQ has asserted a lead role in a wide range of issues, from environmental justice to carbon capture.

Among the new hires, Crystal Bergemann has become CEQ’s new senior director for resilience. Bergemann was most recently senior adviser for climate ...