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Federal agency administrator , State official

Benjamin H. Grumbles, American state official, former federal agency administrator.


Grumbles, Benjamin H. was born in 1960 in Louisville.


Bachelor in English, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Juris Doctor, Emory University, Atlanta. Master of Laws in Environmental Law, George Washington University.


Senior counsel United States House Water Resources & Environmental Subcommitee, Washington. Deputy chief of staff, environmental counsel United States House Science Committee, 2001—2002. Acting associate administrator congressional & intergovernmental relations Environmental Protection Agency, deputy assistant administrator for water, 2002—2004, acting assistant administrator, 2004, assistant administrator, 2005—2009.

Policy advisory for environment State of Arizona, Phoenix, 2009, director Arizona Department Environmental Quality (ADEQ), since 2009. Adjunct professor George Washington University Law School, 1993—2004.


Married Karen Grumbles. 2 children.

Karen Grumbles