[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1994, Book I)]
[January 5, 1994]
[Page 7]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]

Nomination for Director of the United States Geological Survey 
January 5, 1994

    The President announced today that he intends to nominate Gordon P. 
Eaton to be the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, Department of 
the Interior.
    ``Gordon Eaton is a highly respected earth scientist with a strong 
understanding of the workings of the USGS,'' said the President. ``I 
believe he will do a fine job as Director.''

Note: A biography of the nominee was made available by the Office of the 
Press Secretary.