President-elect Joe Biden has selected Michael Regan as the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Regan now leads the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality. Previously, Regan spent ten years at EPA and worked for the Environmental Defense Fund. In a statement, American Coalition for Ethanol CEO Brian Jennings said the ethanol industry is hopeful for a change in philosophy regarding the management of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Jennings said previous EPA administrators mismanaged the RFS. In a statement, the National Corn Growers Association said they hope to have a dialogue with the new administrator, once confirmed, and work together to uphold the RFS.
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