The United State Senate has confirmed Janet McCabe as President Joe Biden’s pick to serve as deputy administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. She serves as director of the Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute and as a professor of practice at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law and previously served as acting assistant administrator of the Offices of Air and Radiation at the EPA under the Obama administration. 

“I’m honored to be returning to the EPA as deputy administrator and grateful to have had the opportunity to be a part of the Environmental Resilience Institute and to teach the next generation of environmental lawyers at Indiana University these last four years,” McCabe said. “I look forward to supporting the amazing EPA career staff in protecting public health and the environment around the country. 

McCabe holds a bachelor’s degree and JD from Harvard University. 


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