Missouri man to serve as the new director of Nebraska’s Department of Environmental Quality

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A state water official from Missouri is slated serve as the new director of Nebraska’s Department of Environmental Quality.

        Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that he has chosen Jim Macy of Jefferson City, Missouri, for the position.

        Macy served as director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ financial assistance center, which provides funding for drinking water and wastewater projects.

        He also served as a section chief for the department, a field and regional director, a soil and water district coordinator and an environmental specialist.

        Macy will start March 9. His annual salary will be $120,000.