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Chairman David Scott Welcomes Senate Approval of Administrator Michael Regan to lead the Environmental Protection Agency

WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott issued the following statement in response to Michael Regan’s Senate confirmation to lead the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

“I would like to congratulate Administrator Regan on his nomination and confirmation to head the EPA. I look forward to starting a dialogue with him and his staff to ensure that EPA’s pesticide registration programs remain trusted and science based, as well as on the role that the Renewable Fuel Standard and our agriculture producers have in mitigating climate change. I also want ensure that America’s farmers and ranchers have a seat at the table as the EPA considers their regulatory obligations and look forward to the appointment of the Agricultural Advisor at the EPA.”

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