Idsal Named Region 6 Administrator
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Administrator Scott Pruitt’s appointment for regional administrator of Region 6, which serves Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. The appointee is Anne Idsal. She will join EPA December 18. Since 2015, she has served as Chief Clerk and Deputy Land Commissioner for the Texas General Land Office. She had previously served as General Counsel at the Land Office and prior to that served as General Counsel to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The current acting Regional Administrator, Sam Coleman, will return to his permanent position as Region 6 Deputy Regional Administrator.