Carper, Regan Push To Quickly Confirm EPA Nominees Amid GOP Hedge

September 15, 2021
Senate environment committee Chairman Tom Carper (D-DE) and EPA Administrator Michael Regan are pushing to quickly confirm Biden administration nominees to lead EPA’s waste, enforcement and administration offices after a confirmation hearing where Republican senators hedged on whether they would support the nominees. In a Sept. 15 tweet following the Senate environment committee’s hearing, Carper called for “swift confirmation in the Senate” for Amanda Howe to oversee EPA’s mission support office, Carlton Waterhouse to lead the waste office and David...

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