The Senate has confirmed Ines R. Triay, a long-time Dept. of Energy environmental official, to be the department's assistant secretary for environmental management. In that post, Triay will be in charge of the department's massive effort to clean up former nuclear-weapons facilities at more than 100 sites across the country. TRIAY Triay, whom the Senate approved on May 20, has spent 24 years working in DOE environmental programs, rising in 2007 to be principal deputy assistant secretary for "EM," the program's senior career post. Last November, she was named acting assistant secretary. One of her challenges will be to manage
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