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updated 8:36 PM UTC, Jul 10, 2020

Former Wisconsin Official Will Lead EPA Regional Office

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

A former official from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will head the U-S Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 office in Chicago.

Kurt Thiede will oversee E-P-A operations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. He succeeds Cathy Stepp, who is resigning. Stepp is a former secretary of the Wisconsin D-N-R – and Thiede was her chief of staff. He was with the Wisconsin state agency for 18 years, serving as an assistant secretary from 2015-to-2017.



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