Senate Confirms Michael S. Regan as Head of the Environmental Protection Agency

This week, the senate confirmed President Biden’s pick, Michael S. Regan, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as administrator. Michael S. Regan is from and previously worked in North Carolina. He is the first black man to hold the position. Among Regan’s goals are to meet President Biden’s plan of major fossil fuel reduction, while stimulating job growth and addressing environmental justice.