N.C. Governor Roy Cooper names Michael Regan as secretary of environment

EDF statement from Jane Preyer, senior director

January 3, 2017
Georgette Foster, (919) 881-2927, gfoster@edf.org

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper today named Michael Regan secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality. Regan was previously associate vice president for clean energy at Environmental Defense Fund.

 “Michael Regan will deliver pragmatic, science-based guidance to Governor Cooper as his administration works to protect our environment and boost our economy. His expertise and highly collaborative leadership style has earned him the respect of communities, businesses, and government agencies. He will be a strong advocate for the clean air, clean water, and clean energy our state must have for a prosperous future.”

 ·        Jane Preyer, senior director, Raleigh, NC

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