By Ben Geman - 02/01/10 11:23 PM EST
He was climate legislative director for the Natural Resources Defense Council before joining Markey’s committee. Prior his stint at NRDC he worked for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Goo helped steer the massive global warming bill that Markey and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) sponsored through the House last year.
“His encyclopedic knowledge of climate and energy policy and politics will help turn this legislation into law,” Markey said in a prepared statement. The House narrowly passed the bill last year but climate legislation faces a tough road in the Senate.