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Environmental Protection Agency Nomination of Thomas C. Jorling To Be an Assistant Administrator.

June 01, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Thomas C. Jorling, of Williamstown, Mass., to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Water and Hazardous Materials). Jorling is director of the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.

He was born June 25, 1940, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received a B.S. in biology from the University of Notre Dame in 1962, an M.S. in ecology from Washington State University in 1969, and an LL.B. from Boston College Law School in 1966.

Jorling was a science teacher in West Roxbury, Mass., in 1965-66. From 1966 to 1968, he was an attorney-advisor in the Solicitor's Office, Department of the Interior.

He served as Assistant General Counsel for the Smithsonian Institution in 1968 and 1969. From 1969 to 1972, he was minority counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Public Works. He has been director of the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College since 1972.

Jorling is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Ecology Society of America. He has had several articles published on legal aspects of pollution control.

Jimmy Carter, Environmental Protection Agency Nomination of Thomas C. Jorling To Be an Assistant Administrator. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243362