DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp leaving for EPA role

Cathy Stepp

Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp is stepping down to take a job at the U.S. EPA, Gov. Scott Walker announced today.
Stepp will be the deputy administrator for Region 7, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska along with nine tribal nations. Her last day at the DNR is Wednesday, according to a spokesman.
In a statement, Stepp, who's served as DNR secretary since 2011, said the agency under her leadership "demonstrated how we can have job creation and environmental protection."
"I’m excited and humbled at the opportunity to bring many of the reforms we’ve implemen...

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