After weeks and rumors and speculation, President Clinton confirmed
Wednesday night that Katie McGinty, his top environmental policy advisor,
was leaving her post after the November election.
McGinty, chair of the White House Council on Environment Quality, has
played a key role in the Administration’s salmon recovery policies for
the Columbia River Basin.
In announcing McGinty’s departure at a speech to the League of Conservation
Voters Wednesday night, Clinton said, "We have a