The New York Times, Lisa Friedman, 12/18/2020
“[Assuming confirmation] Mr. Regan… will be on the front lines of the incoming administration’s effort to undo one of President Trump’s most sprawling transformations of the federal government: the unraveling of a half-century of pollution and climate regulations, and the diminishment of the science that underpinned them….
“‘He has navigated well through really tough terrain,’ said Megan Mullin, associate professor of environmental politics at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. ‘North Carolina is as tough a place as any to uphold environmental laws in the face of opposition from utilities, the farm lobby, and hostile legislators.'”