Carol Browner

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Birthday
16, 1955
Birthplace
Florida
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1955 (age 62)
Birthplace
Florida

About

Lawyer and environmentalist who was appointed by President Obama to head the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy. She previously held the post of Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 1993 to 2001, the longest tenure for that position in the history of the EPA.

Before Fame

As the head of the EPA, she bottled both extreme elements of the environmentalist movement and Congressional Republicans to enact environmental policy.

Trivia

She took the lead role in the White House's response to the Deepwater Horizon massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, stating that the administration was 'prepared for the worst' - which might be oil leaks for months.

Family Life

She married the U.S. Representative Thomas Downey.

Associated With

She was a founding member of several investment and consulting firms headed by Madeleine Albright.