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ENVIRONMENT. Texas-based environmental protection group Waste Control Specialists recently hired BlueWater Strategies to work on reauthorizing the West Valley demonstration project, according to disclosures. West Valley is an operation to dispose of radioactive waste. McKie Campbell, former staff director of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, will work on the account.

BUSINESS. The Coalition for Business Development hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck to work on general matters relating to business development companies. David Cohen, former professional staff member for the House Financial Services Committee, and Milan Dalal, former senior economic adviser to Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerSenators press IRS chief on stimulus check pitfalls Hillicon Valley: Facebook takes down 'boogaloo' network after pressure | Election security measure pulled from Senate bill | FCC officially designating Huawei, ZTE as threats Overnight Defense: Democrats blast Trump handling of Russian bounty intel | Pentagon leaders set for House hearing July 9 | Trump moves forward with plan for Germany drawdown MORE (D-Va.), among others, will work on the account.

ENERGY. The Renew Financial Group, a tech-enabled financing platform for home improvement based in California, hired Thorn Run Partners to work on issues related to Property Assessed Clean Energy financing. Christopher Lamond, former aide on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, will work on the account.

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EDUCATION. Vera Institute of Justice, a New York–based nonprofit, hired Crossroads Strategies to work on Pell Grant issues as part of reauthorization for the Higher Education Act. Ben McMakin, former legislative director to Sen. Patty MurrayPatricia (Patty) Lynn MurrayTrump officials seek to reassure public about safety of a potential coronavirus vaccine Overnight Health Care: Trump refuses to say if he slowed down coronavirus testing | US COVID-19 cases rise, marking ugly contrast with Europe | Trump health officials to testify on continued dangers of coronavirus pandemic The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Rep. Mark Takano says Congress must extend worker benefits expiring in July; WHO reports record spike in global cases MORE (D-Wash.), will work on the account.

DEFENSE. Discover Technologies hired Hettinger Strategy Group to work on the National Defense Authorization Act and issues related to Department of Defense software acquisition. Michael Hettinger, former staff director on the House Oversight and Reform Committee, will work on the account.

HEALTH CARE. UnidosUS hired Northfield Strategies to work on health care affordability and access, immigration policy and workforce development and education. Joe Trauger, former senior policy adviser to then-House Republican Whip Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntThe Hill's Morning Report - Republicans shift, urge people to wear masks Hillicon Valley: Facebook takes down 'boogaloo' network after pressure | Election security measure pulled from Senate bill | FCC officially designating Huawei, ZTE as threats Senate GOP starting to draft next coronavirus proposal MORE (Mo.), will work on the account.

US Imaging Network hired Mercury Public Affairs to work on health care and social assistance issues. Bryan Lanza, former communications director for President TrumpDonald John TrumpSecret Service members who helped organize Pence Arizona trip test positive for COVID-19: report Trump administration planning pandemic office at the State Department: report Iran releases photo of damaged nuclear fuel production site: report MORE’s transitional team, will work on the account.