June 19, 2024

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Virginia Senate Committee Rejects Wheeler Nomination
Virginia’s Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections took former EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler's name off a resolution approving Gov. Youngkin’s cabinet picks.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin
Youngkin Takes 1st Steps Toward Virginia RGGI Withdrawal
In one of his first acts as Virginia governor, Glenn Youngkin signed an order aimed at taking the state out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Energix Renewable Energies
Can Youngkin Stop Clean Energy Growth in Virginia?
Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin shook clean energy advocates with his controversial nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be Virginia’s secretary of natural resources.
Wheeler: EPA’s Proposed Budget Cut ‘Common-sense’
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler defended the Trump administration’s proposed 31% cut to his agency’s budget, saying it’s a “common-sense budget proposal.”
Wheeler Confirmed to EPA on 52-47 Vote
The Senate confirmed former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler as EPA administrator on a 52-47 vote.
Senate EPW Committee Advances Wheeler Nomination
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted 11-10 to advance the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be EPA administrator to the full Senate.
Dems Press EPA’s Wheeler on Climate at Confirmation Hearing
Senate Democrats pressed acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on the agency’s efforts to reverse Obama policies on vehicle and power plant emissions.

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