The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $4 million in funding for two universities to research water quality issues...
EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt announced Benjamin Grumbles as the Acting Assistant Administrator for Water. Ben served as the Deputy Assistant Administrator under Assistant Administrator G. Tracy Mehan III, as well as serving as the Acting Associate Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations.
Leavitt said "I am confident that Ben's solid background and Agency experience will enable him to handle the many demands of this position."
G. Tracy Mehan III was appointed as the Environmental Stewardship Counselor for the G8 Summit to be held in June in Sea Island and Savannah, Ga.