Senate Confirms Regan to Lead EPA
The Senate confirmed Michael Regan on March 11 to lead the Environmental Protection Agency by a 66-34 margin. Regan, the first Black man to hold the position, is known for working with both Democrats and Republicans in his home state of North Carolina, where he held the state’s top environmental post. Regan has a history of environmental advocacy and no known ties to the fossil fuel industry. He has pledged to make combatting climate change and social justice issues focuses of the agency.