Browner, Carol M.
1955 - Carol M. Browner, born on the 16th of December in South Florida. She is the longest serving administrator in the history of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
1977 - Graduated from the University of Florida and then earned a degree from its law school.
1980 - She served as General Counsel for the Florida House of Representatives Government Operations Committee.
- She then worked for Citizen Action, a grassroots consumer group in Washington, D.C.
1986 - 1988 - She worked in Washington for then-Senator Lawton Chiles, the late Governor of Florida.
- She also served as Legislative Director for then-Senator Al Gore.
1991 - 1993 - She was Secretary of Florida's Department of Environmental Regulation, one of the nation's largest state environmental agencies. She won praise for dealing effectively with difficult issues involving wetland protection, hazardous waste disposal, and Everglades cleanup.
1993 - She received the appointment from President Bill Clinton, as the Administrator in EPA in January, and was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
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