Caswell F. Holloway IV '02 Appointed Head of New York City's Department of Environmental Protection

Caswell F. Holloway IV was appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to become head of New York City's Department of Environmental Protection. Holloway, the son of a Pennsylvania residential developer, attended the University of Chicago Law School and before working for the mayor, was an associate at a Midtown law firm and a clerk to Judge Dennis Jacobs, now Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Since 2006, he's served as chief of staff to Deputy Mayor Edward Skyler.

The city conducted a year-long search to fill the position. The DEP is charged with safeguarding the city's environmental health and natural resources, and manages, maintains and renovates the city's water supply and its wastewater system. Holloway, a Brooklyn Heights resident, will oversee a $1 billion budget and 6,000 employees.