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Secretary Jewell Praises the Nomination of Michael L. Conner

Secretary Jewell Praises the Nomination of Michael L. Conner

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell praised President Obama's intent to nominate Michael L. Connor to serve as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior. Since 2009, Connor has served as Commissioner of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. If confirmed by the U. S. Senate, Connor would be the second highest ranking official at Interior...(Read More) 

“Mike will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position after two decades in public service working on energy, conservation and water issues,” Secretary Jewell said. “He has proven himself to be a thoughtful and collaborative leader on some of the toughest challenges at the Department – including finding sustainable solutions to water challenges in the West and resolving Indian water rights claims. Interior will be well served by his commonsense approach in the Deputy position.” 

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