Regan Rescues Science, Puts Protection Back on the Docket at EPA

Regan Rescues Science, Puts Protection Back on the Docket at EPA

The newly-confirmed EPA Administrator Michael Regan did a round of interviews yesterday with The NYT, Vox, The Washington Post, and even Rolling Stone.  He told The Times his immediate priorities are rebuilding agency morale, restoring the role of science — and scientists — in developing air and water rules, and ensuring environmental justice for communities […]

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One Cute Thing: Kids Welcome Administrator Regan

One Cute Thing: Kids Welcome Administrator Regan

Yesterday, a small group of Moms Clean Air Force staff and volunteers delivered a welcome card to Administrator Michael Regan at the US EPA Headquarters in Washington, DC. Administrator Regan came outside to receive a card reading, “Congratulations, Administrator Regan! Kids are counting on you to fight for Justice in Every Breath”—signed by some 1,300 members—as well as […]

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New EPA Rule Could Allow Agency Cherry Pick Science

New EPA Rule Could Allow Agency Cherry Pick Science

It's official: @EPAAWheeler just announced the finalization of its controversial science transparency rule during a Zoom call hosted by @ceidotorg, a climate science denial group. pic.twitter.com/d5YnJPiP53 — Zahra Hirji (@Zhirji28) January 5, 2021 by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer The EPA has finalized a rule that would limit the scope of research that influences policy […]

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Biden’s Climate Dream Team Announced

Biden’s Climate Dream Team Announced

Yesterday President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations and appointments of his climate team: Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Interior Governor Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Energy Michael Regan, EPA Administrator Brenda Mallory, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi, Deputy National Climate Advisor A team that AP […]

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Interview With Gina McCarthy: EPA And Joe Biden Have a Sweet History click button

Interview With Gina McCarthy: EPA And Joe Biden Have a Sweet History

This week, we spoke to former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy about the 50th anniversary of the agency’s creation.  McCarthy is excited about the agency being able to return to its mission, re-establish its science, and put people first again. EPA has a really rich 50-year history and certainly that history is not about killing jobs […]

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Setting the EPA Back on Track

Setting the EPA Back on Track

This piece was reprinted with permission from the Natural Resources Defense Council. It was originally featured on NRDC’s blog.  by Gina McCarthy, President and CEO of NRDC and former EPA administrator under President Obama    After 50 years, what does the future of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hold? By a margin of more than […]

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