U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, praised the Senate’s confirmation of Matthew Leopold and David Ross to serve in key positions at the EPA. Matthew Leopold was confirmed by voice vote to serve as EPA General Counsel and David Ross was confirmed by voice vote to lead the EPA’s Office of Water.
“I am pleased that the Senate continues to confirm highly qualified, experienced nominees for the Environmental Protection Agency, like Matthew Leopold and David Ross. I am confident that they will work closely with Administrator Pruitt to promote and protect the environment. Congratulations to Matthew and David on their confirmation and I look forward to working with them in their new role.”