Baylor Law Grad With Connections to Ranching and Bush Family to Head EPA's Dallas Office

Anne Idsal, a key deputy to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, was named Monday as the new Region 6 administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency.The Dallas-based office covers Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. The EPA has been among key federal agencies that President Donald Trump and his appointees are seeking to remake in such a way as to reduce their regulatory reach.In her job as chief clerk, Idsal oversees budgets and spending at the Texas General Land Office, which manages 13 million acres of public land and the oil and gas rights underneath. The agency is currently working on an ambitious and somewhat contentious plan to renovate the Alamo.  Continue reading...

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