Gina McCarthy

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Gina McCarthy
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1st White House National Climate Advisor
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
DeputyAli Zaidi
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAli Zaidi (designate)
13th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
In office
July 18, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyStan Meiburg (acting)
Preceded byLisa Jackson
Succeeded byScott Pruitt
Personal details
Born
Regina McCarthy

(1954-05-03) May 3, 1954 (age 68)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Children3
EducationUniversity of Massachusetts Boston (BA)
Tufts University (MS)

Regina McCarthy (born May 3, 1954) is an American environmental health and air quality expert. She was the 13th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 2013 to 2017.[1][2]

On December 17, 2020, Joe Biden announced that he would be nominating McCarthy as the first National Climate Advisor.[3][4]

In September 2022, McCarthy announced her resignation as Climate Change advisor.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Smith, Sandy (July 18, 2013). "Gina McCarthy Confirmed as EPA Administrator". EHS Today. Cleveland. Retrieved July 19, 2013.
  2. Obama, Barack (March 4, 2013). "Remarks by the President in Personnel Announcements". White House Press Release. Retrieved July 23, 2013.
  3. Friedman, Lisa (2020-12-15). "Biden to Name Gina McCarthy, Former E.P.A. Chief, as White House Climate Coordinator". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on December 15, 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-16.
  4. Detrow, Scott; Keith, Tamara; Ludden, Jennifer (15 December 2020). "Biden To Name Gina McCarthy, Former EPA Chief, As Domestic Climate Coordinator". NPR.org. Archived from the original on December 16, 2020. Retrieved 2020-12-16.
  5. Williams, Aime (2 September 2022). "Biden's top climate adviser Gina McCarthy to step down". Financial Times. Retrieved 2 September 2022.