Jul 27, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Senate confirms Todd Kim as assistant AG for environmental division

The Department of Justice.

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The Senate voted 58-41 Tuesday to confirm Todd Kim as assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division.

Why it matters: Kim, the former solicitor general for the District of Columbia, will now oversee the department's enforcement of the nation’s environmental laws, including the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act.

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