July 27, 2021

Senate Confirms Todd Kim to be Assistant Attorney General, Environment & Natural Resources Division

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed Todd Kim to be the Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) at the Justice Department by a bipartisan vote of 58-41.  Following the vote, U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on Kim’s confirmation:

“With Mr. Kim leading ENRD, the American people can trust that our nation’s public lands and natural resources will be protected by a proven expert in environmental law—and an accomplished lawyer who knows the Division inside and out.  I look forward to working with Mr. Kim on these efforts.”

In May, the Judiciary Committee advanced the nomination of Todd Kim to be the Assistant Attorney General for ENRD by a bipartisan vote of 15-7.

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