For Immediate Release: February 3, 2020
Interfaith Power & Light Urges Senate Confirmation of EPA Nominee Michael Regan
Washington, DC– The Senate is expected to vote on President Biden’s EPA administrator nominee Michael Regan this week.
In response, Interfaith Power & Light’s President Rev. Susan Hendershot released this statement:
“As people of faith and conscience, we support a science-based approach to climate action in order to build a world in line with our moral values of justice, courage, and love for all of Creation. Michael Regan has proven that he is deeply committed to environmental stewardship based on current scientific research in order to protect all communities. With Regan at the helm, the EPA will help ensure economic, racial, and climate justice for the most vulnerable populations in our communities and our common home. The Senate must quickly confirm Regan as EPA administrator to ensure the protection of human health and the environment.”
Interfaith Power & Light is a national nonprofit organization with 40 state affiliates and 22,000 congregations in all 50 states. IPL inspires and mobilizes people of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on climate change.