EPA Rejected NRDC Petition – Gina Solomon Appointed deputy secretary for science and health at the California Environmental Protection Agency.

Dr Gina Solomon of the University of California, San Francisco OEM Resident and Fellowship Program has written: “There’s no reason to continue allowing a toxic Agent Orange-ingredient in the places our children play, our families live and our farmers work. EPA must step up and finally put a stop to it.”

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Gina Solomon, 47, of San Francisco, has been appointed deputy secretary for science and health at the California Environmental Protection Agency. She has been a senior scientist for the Natural Resources Defense Council since 1996 and a clinical professor of health sciences at the University of California, San Francisco since 2011. She served as an associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco since 2006 and as an assistant clinical professor of medicine from 1998 to 2006. Dr. Solomon has also served as the director of the occupational and environmental medicine residency program at the University of California, San Francisco since 2008 and as the associate director of the University of California Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit since 2003. Dr. Solomon has served on the Scientific Guidance Panel for the California Environmental Contaminant Biomonitoring Program since 2007 and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board since 2011. She has also served on two committees for the National Academy of Sciences and on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Toxicology Program. Soloman earned a doctor of medicine degree from the Yale School of Medicine. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $144,996. Solomon is a Democrat

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