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In the Loop: Griles forms new lobbying partnership
Monday, January 31, 2005

Former Interior deputy secretary J. Steven Griles has formed a new lobbying group, Al Kamen of The Washington Post reports.

Griles is working with former representative George R. Nethercutt (R-Washington), who lost his bid for Senate, and former White House national energy policy director Andrew D. Lundquist. Their group is called Lundquist, Nethercutt & Griles.

During his tenure at the Interior Department, Griles came under fire for contacts with his former clients. He received nearly $1.1 million from his former lobbying firm while employed with the federal government.

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