Bipartisan Senate Vote Confirms “Outstanding Leader” Uhlmann for EPA Job

Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp

July 20, 2023
Sharyn Stein, 202-905-5718,

“There’s good news today from the U.S. Senate, which just voted 53 to 46 to confirm David Uhlmann as the head of EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.

“Uhlmann is incredibly well-qualified for the job. He has deep experience as a prosecutor at the Justice Department under Republican and Democratic administrations, where he earned a reputation for handling environmental violators firmly and fairly. He is dedicated to making sure that polluters are held accountable for their unlawful actions and that all Americans can count on EPA to keep them safe.

“Today’s bipartisan vote means we will have an outstanding leader in this critical job. I thank Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and all the Senators who voted for David Uhlmann.”

            - Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund

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