Burke Named Acting Assistant Secretary For Lands And Minerals


Marcilynn Burke has been named acting assistant secretary for land and minerals management at the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Burke, who currently serves as deputy director for policy for the Bureau of Land Management, will take over for Wilma Lewis, who is being commissioned as judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands.

‘Marcilynn's broad experience with the Bureau of Land Management and as an expert in natural resource matters will greatly benefit Interior's energy and conservation priorities,’ says Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.

Burke was previously with law firm Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in Washington, D.C., where she focused on environmental law, antitrust, and civil and criminal litigation.

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