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Nominations sent to the Senate, 3/31/09

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         March 31, 2009

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Thomas E. Perez, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General, vice Wan J. Kim.

Lawrence E. Strickling, of Illinois, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, vice John M. R. Kneuer.

Hilary Chandler Tompkins, of New Mexico, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior, vice David Longly Bernhardt, resigned.

Ines R. Triay, of New Mexico, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Environmental Management), vice James A. Rispoli, resigned.

WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE:

Jonathan Z. Cannon, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vice Marcus C. Peacock, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on March 11, 2009.