"NOAA Gets First Senate-Confirmed Administrator Since 2017"

"The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday got a Senate-confirmed leader for the first time since 2017.

The Senate approved Richard Spinrad’s nomination to lead the oceans and weather agency by a voice vote, signaling that his nomination was noncontroversial.

In addition to leading NOAA, Spinrad will also serve as the Commerce Department’s undersecretary for oceans and atmosphere."

Rachel Frazin reports for The Hill June 17, 2021.

Source: The Hill, 06/18/2021