PEOPLE - US EPA makes appointment:
The US EPA has appointed Dr Debra Edwards as director of the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP). Dr Edwards was previously director of the OPP's special review and re-registration division. She replaces acting director Dr Anne Lindsay, who remains as OPP deputy director for programs. The former OPP director, Jim Jones, has become principal deputy assistant administrator of the Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances.