Michael S. Regan

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Michael S. Regan
Michael S. Regan official photo.jpg
16th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Assumed office
March 11, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
DeputyJanet McCabe
Preceded byAndrew R. Wheeler
2nd Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality
In office
January 3, 2017 – March 11, 2021
GovernorRoy Cooper
Preceded byDonald van der Vaart
Succeeded byDionne Delli-Gatti
Personal details
Born (1976-08-06) August 6, 1976 (age 44)[1]
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Spouse(s)Melvina
Children1
EducationNorth Carolina A&T State University (BS)
George Washington University (MPA)

Michael Stanley Regan[2] (born August 6, 1976) is an American environmentalist and politician. Regan is the 16th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency since 2021. He was the secretary of North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality from 2017 until 2021.

He was an air quality specialist in the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

On December 17, 2020, it was reported that then President-elect Joe Biden nominated Regan to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.[3] He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 11, 2021.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Carma, Timothy; Bogardus, Kevin; Cusick, Daniel (February 2, 2021). "Young Michael Regan: 'Determined to do something important'". E&E News. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  2. "PN78-16 — Michael Stanley Regan — Environmental Protection Agency". U.S. Congress. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  3. Friedman, Lisa (2020-12-17). "Biden to Pick Michael Regan, North Carolina Environment Regulator, to Head E.P.A." The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-12-17.
  4. Guillén, Alex. "Senate confirms Michael Regan to lead EPA". POLITICO. Retrieved 2021-03-10.