U.S. Senate confirms Michael Regan as EPA chief

    Michael Regan at his Senate committee hearing in February: The outgoing Secretary of the Environment in North Carolina was confirmed by the full Senate on March 10 to be the next EPA administrator. (Screenshot from Senate committee hearing)
    Michael Regan at his Senate committee hearing in February: The outgoing Secretary of the Environment in North Carolina was confirmed by the full Senate on March 10 to be the next EPA administrator. (Screenshot from Senate committee hearing)
    Lisa Sorg
    Lisa Sorg, Environmental Reporter, joined N.C. Policy Watch in July 2016. She covers environmental issues, including social justice, pollution, climate change and energy policy. Before joining the project, Lisa was the editor and an investigative reporter for INDY Week, covering the environment, housing and city government. She has been a journalist for 22 years, working at magazines, daily newspapers, digital media outlets and alternative newsweeklies.