- Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality
Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality of the
Inaugural holder Russell Train Formation National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 Website Council on Environmental Quality
The Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality serves as the principal environmental policy adviser to the US President. In addition, CEQ reports annually to the President on the state of the environment; oversees federal agency implementation of the environmental impact assessment process; and acts as a referee when agencies disagree over the adequacy of such assessments. The Council coordinates federal environmental efforts and works closely with agencies and other White House offices in the development of environmental policies and initiatives.
List of administrators
Chair Term of Office President(s) served under Russell Train 1969–1973 Richard Nixon Russell Peterson 1973–1976 Richard Nixon & Gerald Ford John Busterud 1976–1977 Gerald Ford Charles Warren 1977–1979 Jimmy Carter James Speth 1979–1981 A Alan Hill 1981–1989 Ronald Reagan Michael Deland 1989–1993 George H. W. Bush Kathleen McGinty 1995–1998 Bill Clinton George Frampton 1998–2001 James L. Connaughton June 18, 2001 – January 19, 2009 George W. Bush Nancy Sutley January 22, 2009 – present Barack Obama Executive Office of the President of the United StatesCouncil of Economic Advisers · Council on Environmental Quality · National Security Council · Homeland Security Council · Office of Administration · Office of Management and Budget · Office of National Drug Control Policy · Office of Science and Technology Policy · Office of the United States Trade Representative · President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board · President's Intelligence Advisory Board · White House Office · Office of the Vice President
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