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ClearPath's new chief

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Conservative climate group ClearPath is getting a new CEO.

Why it matters: Outgoing chief executive Rich Powell has become a fixture in Hill hearing rooms and helped lead development of the GOP's "energy innovation" agenda.

Driving the news: Jeremy Harrell, currently the group's chief strategy officer, will succeed Powell effective May 6.

  • Harrell's been with ClearPath since 2017. He spent nearly 10 years on the Hill working for Rep. Paul Gosar and Sen. Dean Heller, among others.
  • He's also chaired the U.S. Nuclear Industry Council.

Powell's taking a new job as CEO of the Clean Energy Buyers Association, but he'll remain on ClearPath's board.

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