America’s Power Applauds Senate Confirmation of Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator

By ACCCE

Washington — Today, the United States Senate confirmed Andrew Wheeler’s nomination to serve as EPA Administrator. America’s Power (ACCCE) issued the following statement by Michelle Bloodworth, President and CEO:

“We applaud the U.S. Senate’s swift action to confirm Andrew Wheeler as EPA’s formal Administrator. During his time as Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler has been seen as a thoughtful leader who understands the need for sensible environmental policies. His long experience in public service demonstrates his integrity in serving EPA’s mission. We congratulate Administrator Wheeler, and look forward to his continued leadership at the EPA.

 

###

America’s Power (ACCCE) is a partnership of industries involved in the production of electricity from coal.  Coal is an affordable, reliable, and fuel secure energy resource that provides almost one-third of our nation’s electricity.

Join America’s Power Army

AmericasPower @AmericasPower

Murray concluded his speech at @EnVision_Forum noting that, "It is critical that this Administration and @FERC take… //t.co/hFgTC69HnD

AmericasPower @AmericasPower

This morning, at @EnVision_Forum Murray Energy CEO Bob Murray urged attendees to "find a way, in the National inter… //t.co/HETw0xtvZg

AmericasPower @AmericasPower

What happens when a Texas electricity grid operator relies more on wind generation than reliable coal-fired generat… //t.co/yGEIdZssYd

AmericasPower @AmericasPower

Read the latest blog from @AmericasPower on how a heat wave across #Texas led to record levels of electricity deman… //t.co/itaIgWMXwO

AmericasPower @AmericasPower

Recently, @AmericasPower highlighted some of the specific issues in Texas that reinforce why the coal fleet is impo… //t.co/daZJJZr2iQ