Environment & Energy Report

Energy General Counsel, Research Office Nominations Advance

Aug. 24, 2018, 2:46 PM

Nominations for Energy Department general counsel and director of an innovative energy technology office advanced out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

William Cooper, nominated to be the department’s general counsel, and Lane Genatowski, named to be director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, received favorable voice votes from the committee Aug. 23 and head to the Senate floor. The committee announced the action in an Aug. 24 statement.

Cooper and Genatowski add to a growing list of Energy Department nominees awaiting Senate confirmation votes. Pending nominations include Karen Evans to lead the newly...

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