Regan is currently the head of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality. If he is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, he will be the first Black man to lead the agency.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The company also agreed in court to investigate future emissions-related defects quickly and report them to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a timely manner.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
The Environmental Protection Agency has completed one of its last major rollbacks under the Trump administration, changing how it considers evidence of harm from pollutants in a way that opponents say could cripple future public-health regulation.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The move long sought by developers and Republicans removes key layers of federal scrutiny over developments projects that could make it easier for builders to obtain permits for construction projects on wetlands.
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
By Associated Press
President-elect Joe Biden has picked an experienced but not widely known state regulator, Michael S. Regan of North Carolina, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
By Michael Casey, Associated Press
Federal officials have finalized a plan to reduce pollution in one of the largest estuaries in the Northeast with an approach that gives surrounding communities greater flexibility to address the problem.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
Andrew Wheeler said the proposal raises significant legal questions and would increase electricity demand in a state. A spokesman for Newsom said California is leading the fight against climate change while the Trump administration tries to drive the country off…
By Ben Finley, Associated Press
The lawsuit says the EPA is allowing the two states to miss an upcoming deadline for meeting pollution-reduction goals.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Cathy Bussewitz, John Flesher, Matthew Brown, Michael Casey, Associated Press
The AP's findings run counter to statements in late June by Susan Bodine, EPA's assistant administrator for enforcement, who told lawmakers the pandemic was not causing "a significant impact on routine compliance, monitoring and reporting" and that industry wasn't widely…
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