DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Nominated by President Joe Biden
Janet McCabe’s nomination to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows President-elect Joe Biden’s commitment to solving the climate crisis and restoring the EPA back to its core mission of protecting our health and environment. McCabe is an environmental policy and law expert who previously served in the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) under the Obama administration. While at OAR, she was instrumental in the development of the landmark Clean Power Plan, our nation’s first federal safeguard against carbon pollution from dirty coal-fired power plants.
If confirmed, McCabe will serve as the deputy to Michael Regan.
January 15, 2021 Appointment Announced
Referred to Environmental and Public Works Committee
Committee Hearings: Schedule for 3/3/2021
Committee Vote: 3/24/2021 - Passed by committee
Full Senate Vote: 4/27/2021 - Confirmed by the Senate with 52-42 bipartisan vote