North Country News
5:30 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Vermont Environmental Official to Natural Resources

The deputy commissioner of Vermont's Department of Environmental Conservation is going to become the deputy secretary of the Agency of Natural Resources.

The appointment of Justin Johnson was announced Tuesday by ANR Secretary Deb Markowitz.

Johnson will replace Chris Recchia, who is leaving ANR to become commissioner of the Department of Public Service.

Johnson has 18-years of experience in local, state and federal government in both the United States and Australia.

Johnson's first job in Vermont state government was as a marketing specialist with the Agency of Agriculture.

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