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Nancy Sutley was the Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). In her role as Chair, she served as the principal environmental policy adviser to the President.
Prior to her appointment, Sutley was the Deputy Mayor for Energy and Environment for the city of Los Angeles, California. She represented Los Angeles on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and served on the California State Water Resources Control Board from 2003- 2005. Sutley also worked for California Governor Gray Davis as Energy Advisor, managing state and federal regulations, legislative affairs, finances and press relations.
She served as Deputy Secretary for policy and intergovernmental relations in the California EPA from 1999-2003. She advised on water and air pollution policy, and established budget and legislative priorities. During the administration of President William J. Clinton, Sutley worked for the EPA as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Regional Administrator in San Francisco and special assistant to the Administrator in Washington, D.C.
Sutley received her Bachelors degree from Cornell University and her Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University.
Nancy Sutley's Posts
- July 7, 2010 at 3:24 PM EST
Nancy Sutely, Chair of the Council on Environmetal Quality, visits three Silicon Valley companines at the forefront of solar and smart-grid technology.
- June 9, 2010 at 8:15 PM EST
The Department of Energy is working to give consumers access to additional information about their home's energy use and associated cost.
- June 4, 2010 at 5:49 PM EST
Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley travels to Missoula, Montana, as part of the America's Great Outdoors Initiative.
- May 13, 2010 at 6:33 PM EST
CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley joined other senior Adminstration officials at the Anacostia River to announce a new Federal strategy for protecting and restoring the Chesapeake Bay.
- April 22, 2010 at 9:52 AM EST
In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, Nancy Sutley discusses the importance of protecting the environment now and for future generations.
- April 8, 2010 at 10:01 AM EST
CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley travels to Orlando to tour sustainability initiatives, including a LEED certified fire station and a water reclamation facility.
- March 17, 2010 at 9:17 AM EST
The Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force's interim report recommends key components to include in a national strategy on climate change adaptation.
- February 18, 2010 at 11:17 AM EST
The GreenGov Challenge gathered more than 5,300 ideas and 165,000 votes from Federal employees on how to make the Federal government a leader in clean energy and greenhouse gas reduction. Today, the top ideas are summarized in the GreenGov Final Report.
- February 4, 2010 at 5:37 PM EST
CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley talks about President Obama's announcement that the Federal government would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent by 2020.
- January 29, 2010 at 10:01 AM EST
President Obama announced that the Federal Government will reduce its own greenhouse gas pollution by 28 percent by 2020, and agencies are already taking actions that will help meet this goal.