Policy Leadership Series with EPA Administrator Michael Regan
A conversation with the 16th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency about the goals he has set during his first year as the head of the agency
On August 30, 2021, Resources for the Future (RFF) hosted a Policy Leadership Series event with Michael Regan, 16th Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). During this wide-ranging conversation with Administrator Regan, we will discuss the role of economic analysis in informing environmental rulemaking and policy, regulations for greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act, EPA’s approach to environmental justice considerations, and more. RFF President and CEO Richard G. Newell will sit down with Administrator Regan to talk through these key issues and discuss the goals he has set during his first year as the head of EPA.
RFF’s Policy Leadership Series is a flagship set of events that serves as a public forum on timely environmental, energy, and natural resources topics. The series brings together some of the world’s most influential decisionmakers and policy thinkers to discuss the challenges of our time. Policy Leadership Series events are also distributed as the PLS Podcast series.
- Michael Regan, US Environmental Protection Agency
- Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future
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