THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES WILLIAM ALBERT NITZE EPA ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES
The President today announced his intent to nominate William Albert Nitze as Assistant Administrator for International Activities of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Mr. Nitze is an internationally renowned expert on environmental issues. He has held key positions in government, non-government and the private organizations sector in the United States and abroad.
Nitze has been President of the Alliance to Save Energy, Washington, DC, a non-profit coalition of environmental, government, industry and consumer leaders dedicated to promoting investment in energy efficiency since September 1990.
From February to August 1990, Nitze was a Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC, where he was at the forefront in developing international environmental policy.
From 1987 to 1990, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Environment, Health and Natural Resources, where he developed policy and was responsible for international negotiations on such global issues as climate change, ozone layer protection, transboundary shipments of hazardous substances, biotechnology and tropical forests conservation. He received the Superior Honor Award of the Department of State in 1988.
Mr. Nitze is an alumnus of Harvard College (1964) Wadham College, Oxford (1966) and Harvard Law School (1969). He is a member of the State of New York Bar Association and U.S. Supreme Court Association