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Federal Energy Administration Nomination of Robert R. Nordhaus To Be an Assistant Administrator.

May 20, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Robert R. Nordhaus, of New Haven, Conn., to be Assistant Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration (Regulatory Programs). Nordhaus is counsel of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Nordhaus was born March 27, 1937, in Albuquerque, N. Mex. He received a B.A. from Stanford University in 1960 and an LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1963.

From 1963 to 1974, Nordhaus worked in the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives, as law assistant from 1963 to 1966 and as assistant counsel from 1967 to 1974. From 1970 to 1974, he was responsible for the Office's work on energy, environmental protection, communications, and consumer protection legislation.

Nordhaus has been counsel to the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce since January 1975. He is responsible for the Committee's energy conservation and electric utility legislation.

Jimmy Carter, Federal Energy Administration Nomination of Robert R. Nordhaus To Be an Assistant Administrator. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242983